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Universities

Research and innovation clusters – new Royal Society policy briefing

Examples of ‘levelling up’ from all over the world

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Universities

New report: a plan for tackling socio-economic inequalities and boosting health outcomes

Levelling Up Yorkshire and Humber: health as the new wealth post-COVID

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Universities

Why most university impact studies are flawed

The traditional ‘big number’ approach to measuring economic impact is out of step with what places need from their universities

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Universities

When a local economy collapses, we can’t just rely on the grit of communities

Janesville, the Great Recession and the myth of the economic phoenix

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Universities

Revisiting resilience

Beware the limitations of popular ideas

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Universities

…and then they all ran into the sea

Without new talent, cities will die

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Process

How to create print-quality maps using open source software

Using QGIS and Natural Earth Data to make bespoke maps

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Universities

Political trends vs. universities and regions

Three recent perspectives foresee important roles for universities and cities

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Universities

Commissions, conferences and the voice of universities

Universities can position themselves as integral to parts of the debate where their inclusion is less obvious

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Universities

Engines and Powerhouses evidence published

In what now seems like the distant past, before the Brexit vote and the change of government, the House of Commons launched an inquiry looking at the Northern Powerhouse and Midlands Engine and government policy towards regional growth. (You can read my thoughts on the Northern Powerhouse post-referendum here). The written submissions to the inquiry […]