This report analyses the role of smaller and specialist universities in their local, national and international economies. I researched and wrote the five case studies, covering 11 UK higher education institutions.
This research uses historic data to predict the future impact of the twelve members of Yorkshire Universities: the universities of Bradford, Huddersfield, Hull, Leeds, Leeds Beckett, Leeds Trinity, Leeds Arts, Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam, York, and York St John, as well as the Leeds Conservatoire.
Visualising the funding of individual higher education providers over time.
This report captures the views of 41 senior leaders from 25 universities on the future of leadership, and the careful balancing act they face between dealing with challenges and exploiting opportunities.
An article for HEPI (the Higher Education Policy Institute) sharing the results of a survey of university leaders.
The next White Paper arriving in the UK is the delayed Department for Levelling Up strategy calling at the red wall, ‘left behind’ places, and forgotten communities
First thoughts on the government’s flagship Levelling Up White Paper.
This paper provides an overview of key issues shaping the contribution of universities to the promotion of place, and to attracting inward investment and increased trade into Yorkshire and the Humber, and in particular West Yorkshire.
Today a report I wrote for Yorkshire Universities was published, looking at how universities can help attract inward investment and boost trade.
International comparisons suggest R&D targets will be difficult to meet.
Article for Science & Engineering South on regional collaborations between universities, colleges, healthcare, communities and business.