James Ransom

James Ransom
Universities UK
Policy Researcher
James Ransom is a Policy Researcher who supports universities as they engage at the local, regional and national level to support innovation and economic growth.

His main areas of work are local growth, English devolution, European Structural and Investment Funds, and innovation within higher education.

Before joining us James previously worked for UNESCO in Vietnam and Association of Commonwealth Universities in London.

James has a degree in History from University College London and a masters in International Development and Management from Lund University, Sweden.

Blog

Government’s industrial strategy – a good opportunity for universities

27 November 2017
Universities UK's Julie Tam looks at the UK government's new industrial strategy and highlights a number of opportunities for universities.

Universities, place and the industrial strategy

9 October 2017
James Ransom, Policy Researcher at Universities UK, highlights the role universities play in their local areas and outlines three ways in which this role can be strengthed.