30 October 2014

University of Sunderland researchers become first ever UK recipients of a national pharmacy grant

A research team from the University of Sunderland have won a pharmacy research grant to work with leading pharmacy organisations on a 12 month project into the use of unlicensed medicines in the NHS.

27 October 2014

Academies Week Expert Column by million+ CEO on the value of university-led teacher training provision

Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ analyses plans by Government to transfer 17,000 teacher training places away from universities to the School Direct programme stating the change has all the makings of a crisis in future teacher supply. Pam also explores the repercussions such a change could have on the sector and trainees also.

27 October 2014

University of West London Director of Research appointed as President of the Infection Prevention Society (IPS)

26 September 2014

National Centre for Universities and Businesses blog by million+ Chair on The Innovation Challenge

Professor Michael Gunn, Vice-Chancellor, Staffordshire University and Chair, million+ discusses the current state of research funding in the UK and elaborates on topics in our latest report.

25 September 2014

Growth by Research: the benefits of research funding in universities

Following the publication of our report The Innovation Challenge: A new approach to research funding we showcase case studies on university research making an impact on society and the economy.
 

4 September 2014

million+ at Party Conferences 2014

For the coming conference season million+ and NUS are pleased to co-host fringe events at the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat party conferences.

4 September 2014

Vice-Principal of Abertay University takes on tough 120 mile challenge to fundraise for students

Abertay Vice-Principal Professor Steve Olivier completes a 120 mile coast-to-coast challenge to fundraise for Abertay's student athletes

12 August 2014

million+ supports NUS campaign to save AS level qualification

We believe that decoupling the AS level from the A level, creating a standalone qualification which will not contribute to an A level grade, will be detrimental to many students wanting to progress through post-16 study. We are calling for a full reversal of the decoupling of the AS and A level, allowing students to take an AS level as part of their full A level qualification.

6 August 2014

Policy Review opinion piece by million+ CEO on David Willetts' proposal to overhaul the student loans system in England

Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ examines the proposed plans by David Willetts, now Ex-Minister for Higher Education, Science and Skills, that explored a scheme in which universities would be asked to shoulder responsibility for some of the loans of their students in return for permission to raise tuition fee.

23 July 2014

Welcoming international students to the UK

million+ are supporting a petition led by the independent Think Tank Bright Blue to remove international students from net migration targets.

16 July 2014

BBC News - Greg Clark universities minister as Willetts steps down

BBC News - Greg Clark universities minister as Willetts steps down

15 July 2014

million+ comment on David Willetts' resignation

It is unusual for Ministers tasked with introducing highly controversial reforms to be remembered fondly but David Willetts ticked the boxes in terms of integrity and as a result won respect even among those who were strongly opposed to the government's policies.

23 May 2014

Educational play revealed at Abertay Digital Graduate Show

The hidden educational benefits of free-to-play computer games will be revealed in a student project at the Abertay Digital Graduate Show, which opened Friday 23 May.

8 May 2014

Australian Communications Minister talks business during visit to London Met

London Metropolitan University's specialist business incubator, Accelerator, hosted a round-table event for the Australian Minister for Communications, the Honourable Malcolm Turnbull MP.

2 May 2014

BBC coverage: Teacher-training courses under review

Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ was quoted today (02 May) in a BBC article following an annoucement by the Secretary of State for Education that a review into Teacher Training Courses is to be undertaken.

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