Yearly Archives: 2013

Happy Holidays!

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CREST and GuildHE wish all colleagues and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Ravensbourne hosts major multi-disciplinary technology conference

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Wearable Futures, a conference and exhibition bringing together researchers, designers and enterprises, was hosted at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication on 10-11 December 2013. The event provided insight into the future of wearable technology, with over 50 speakers and 300 …

Harper Adams lecturer to advise on fresh produce research funded by leading UK supermarket

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Harper Adams Principal Lecturer, Dr Jim Monaghan, is to work with one of the UK’s leading supermarkets on the latest leek research, as part of its Agriculture Research and Development Grant Fund scheme. The scheme, led by Sainsbury’s, asks farmers, …

York St John University celebrates ‘Highly Commended’ Project achievement in Times Higher Education Awards

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York St John University’s International Collaboration of the Year project entry has been highly commended in the coveted Times Higher Education Awards. The Awards, now in their 9th year, celebrate the best of the higher education sector and give a unique …

CREST / GuildHE response to HEFCE consultation on Open Access in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework

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CREST and GuildHE have responded to the consultation on Open Access for the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework.

University of Worcester project secures HEFCE Postgraduate Support Scheme funding

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An innovative new scheme to help graduates into the world of work is being launched at the University of Worcester, thanks to more than £600,000 of funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). Graduates will have the …

Winchester researchers support Nepalese peace process with inter-faith workshops

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Researchers from the University of Winchester have been on a mission to Nepal, helping religious leaders, campaigners and policy makers find common ground to reinforce the peace process. Dr Mark Owen and Dr Anna King from the University’s Centre of …

Bledisloe lecture highlights government support for UK agriculture

In a far-reaching and thought provoking presentation at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in October the Rt Hon. David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities and Science, confirmed increasing government commitment and support for UK agriculture. Giving the Bledisloe Memorial Lecture …

CREST members receive HR Excellence in Research awards

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Two members of the Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training (CREST) – the University of Chichester and Glyndŵr University – have joined a growing network of HEIs across Europe and the UK in gaining the HR Excellence in Research …

University of Worcester helps launch a curriculum to inform dementia education

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The University of Worcester is part of a group of UK Universities which has developed a Curriculum for Dementia Education, designed as a guide for universities developing the content of higher education programmes for health and social care professionals. The …

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