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Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar

Universities as ‘anchor institutions’ in their local economies: devolution, skills development and supporting entrepreneurship


Kevin Richardson, Local Growth Consultant, HEFCE and Jacqui Ward, Director, Cities & Local Growth Unit


Andrew Bacon, Enactus UK; Charlie Ball, HECSU; Rowena Burns, Manchester Science Partnerships; Susan Davies, Santander Business Banking; Nick Goldspink, N8 Research Partnership; Professor Ellie Hamilton, Lancaster University; Professor Mike Hinton, High Value Manufacturing Catapult; Gabriel Huntley, University Alliance; Matthew Rhodes, Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership; Professor Tom Rodden, University of Nottingham and Tristan Watson, Ignite Accelerator

Chaired by:

Baroness Hughes of Stretford and Jim McMahon MP, Member, Communities and Local Government Committee  Continue reading Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar

Leverhulme Trust Advice

We’ve just had an email from the Leverhulme Trust which offers notes to institutional approvers on some of the common errors made by applicants to their Research Project Grant scheme, which may prevent an application being accepted.

The Leverhulme Trust is one of several funders that require the applicant’s institution to approve the application via an online system prior to acceptance.  If you’re considering applying to Leverhulme Trust, or any other funder, please contact your faculty RKEDM early to find out if there are any specific procedures you need to follow for that funder. Continue reading Leverhulme Trust Advice