Day: 11 September 2014

GW4 meetings

Posted on 11 September 2014 by

I travelled to Exeter University today to meet with colleagues from our GW4 alliance for a Board meeting. We agreed to develop a five year strategy for the alliance. In the afternoon I sat on the GW4 Building Communities workstream panel to review the initiator and accelerator fund applications. It was agreed to award funding
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Universities UK Members’ Annual Conference, 9 – 11 September 2014

Posted on 11 September 2014 by Colin Riordan

In mid-September I attended the UUK annual conference in Leeds.  This year’s theme was ‘strength in diversity’. The key message was that universities are in a unique position – leaders of change that can help deliver diverse opportunities and transform the lives of many. Speakers at the conference included Professor Sir Christopher Snowden, President, Universities
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