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GuildHE response to: BEIS R & D Roadmap Survey

GuildHE response to: BEIS R & D Roadmap Survey

In our response to the BEIS R & D Roadmap Survey, we argue that currently research funding is concentrated mostly in a handful of institutions, within select regions. We point out that investing in R & D would help to lessen the social and economic impact of...

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The GuildHE Research Doctoral Summer School 2020

The GuildHE Research Doctoral Summer School 2020

SAVE THE DATE: The GuildHE Research Summer School will take place in Mary Ward House, London on 7- 8 September 2020 Why attend The GuildHE Research Summer School is a great opportunity for doctoral researchers to: Focus on your own professional development as a...

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GuildHE Research statement on the REF and COVID-19

GuildHE Research does not think that a lengthy postponement of the REF is necessary or a good idea. Many institutions are well into their preparations and a full delay is likely to impact future work. Small and specialist institutions, in particular, have invested...

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Brexit Readiness Roadshows in October

 Join a Brexit Readiness Roadshow event in October: Universities UK, in collaboration with GuildHE and Universities Scotland and Universities Wales are hosting events across the UK to help higher education providers prepare for a no-deal Brexit. The...

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Making an impact: your research at the UK Parliament

Impact.Engagement. Communications. Policy. Do these feel like words which don’t apply to you? Let’s look at it another way. Would you like to see your research being used at the UK Parliament? Would you like your evidence to feed into the scrutiny of Government? Would...

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The future of journal research publishing?

The future of journal research publishing?

As part of our ongoing work to support smaller and specialist institutions to conduct excellent research, GuildHE Research has been contributing to debates and discussions on Open Research and the development of policies by funders to promote Open Access, in...

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On the crest of a mountain: attending the CREST Summer School 2018

On the crest of a mountain: attending the CREST Summer School 2018

Anna Falcini, currently a Fine Art, practice-based Ph.D. student studying at the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury, Kent, attended teh CREST Summer School in 2018. Here she reflects on the experience and how the topics related to her research. The Summer School returns on 17-18 September 2019 under our new name, GuildHE Research. […]

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Small but Perfectly Formed: supporting the “small” research group

Small but Perfectly Formed: supporting the “small” research group

This blog first appeared on the GuildHE website. As demonstrated by REF 2014, research at UK higher education institutions both world-leading and diverse. Research England, the new research funding body, is paying heed to this fact, with policies and programmes intended to directly address the needs of “small” research groups. But if you asked twenty […]

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Gaining Confidence from attending CREST PhD Summer School

Gaining Confidence from attending CREST PhD Summer School

Now in its fifth year CREST Summer School is shaping up to be an interesting event that will bring together people with different research backgrounds and open up new opportunities. It is an opportunity to gain insight into the wider application of research and exchange ideas with fellow PhD students and researchers from outside Academia. […]

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GuildHE funded research drives innovative solutions to Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges

GuildHE funded research drives innovative solutions to Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges

Two projects using sound and advanced digital creative technologies will be developed to drive innovations in learning in schools and care of people with Dementia thanks to funding from CREST, GuildHE’s research network.  Memory Tracks will investigate the impact of music as a means to stimulate memory and promote independent living amongst those living with […]

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