News

08 October 2019
Publication of Universities UK Open Access Monograph report
Publication of Universities UK Open Access Monograph report

A new report presents new evidence on academic book publishing in the UK, and puts forward a set of stakeholder recommendations to be considered as part of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Research Excellence Framework (REF) Open Access reviews.  

04 October 2019
New report scopes the landscape of future research assessment
New report scopes the landscape of future research assessment

A new report draws on contributions from more than 3,700 researchers to look at the current research landscape, including systems of research assessment, and to look ahead at how it may change over the next five to ten years.

26 September 2019
"Effective knowledge exchange to put universities at the heart of our country's future" – Universities Minister Chris Skidmore's speech to Engagement Forum
"Effective knowledge exchange to put universities at the heart of our country's future" – Universities Minister Chris Skidmore's speech to Engagement Forum

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore has announced a number of measures that mark a new direction for knowledge exchange during a video address at Research England’s Engagement Forum.

25 September 2019
Minister announces new direction for knowledge exchange funding
Minister announces new direction for knowledge exchange funding

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore has today announced a new strategic direction for university knowledge exchange funding to drive the high performance needed to deliver the government’s commitment to raise research and development investment to 2.4% of GDP.

20 September 2019
Higher education labs to boost local innovators and fuel growth
Higher education labs to boost local innovators and fuel growth

Government funding announced today, Friday 20 September 2019, will help universities stimulate growth in their local economies, providing vital support for innovative new companies and creating jobs in emerging industries.