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27 March 2014
Research Report: Smarter Regions Smarter Britain: Boosting regional growth through universities

The report highlights the sharp variations in regional growth and calls on the government to adopt a new manifesto to boost the role of universities in the regions. The report provides a new assessment of the economic value of graduates who study and then work in the same region and outlines how a new stream of funding for translational research and measures to boost demand for highly skilled jobs and university-business collaboration would help drive growth in the regions.


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28 November 2013
Research Report: Student Opportunity Funding: Why it counts

Social mobility, widening participation and fair access have rightly been passions of successive governments. For more than a decade this has been supported by specific funding streams, and this report looks at why those funding streams are important and how they help to widen access to higher education.


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