This research, commissioned by the Greater Manchester Civic University Board, analyses the impact of the five GM universities on the city region, its people, and businesses, one year on from the signing of a flagship agreement.
Research and policy publications
Mostly things I’ve written about universities. You can also browse by type, for example reports.
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An article for HEPI (the Higher Education Policy Institute) on how our understanding of higher education leadership has changed over time.
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.
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.
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.
Article for Science & Engineering South on regional collaborations between universities, colleges, healthcare, communities and business.
In an article for Wonkhe, I set out what it will take for universities to play the fullest possible role in bouncing back post-pandemic.
This report looks ahead at the predicted impact of UK universities over the next five years. It formed the centrepiece of Universities UK’s GettingResults campaign.