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When anchors move, hidden anchors, and local data

Three loosely-related reflections on new things: When anchors move The More Means Better blog has an interesting new post on universities that have moved home, in some cases to entirely different parts of the country. Some I knew about, others were new. It’s a helpful reminder that even universities, seen as one of the most […]

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The six stages of engagement

Looking beyond the financial benefits of university engagement

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When anchors call the shots: what Amazon and the European Medicines Agency have in common

Many ‘anchors’ – institutions that have a long-term, stabilising presence in a community, and coordinate economic and social activity – are established in an area because of the very characteristics of that area. Think hospitals needing to serve a growing population, or a university near colleges, industry and other intellectual activity. Yet a new breed […]

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Anchor tenants

It may not always be enough to be within a particular city. Sometimes it matters exactly where you are