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Research in universities: successful strategies for 2017 and beyond

5 Dec 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
20 Tavistock Square 
United Kingdom


A one-day, national conference for all those with strategic responsibility for research in universities and the wider higher education sector. Research in universities: successful strategies for 2017 and beyond​​ will offer delegates from a diverse range of institutions in the UK the opportunity to examine the changing research infrastructure and landscape, including:

  • the transition to UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Research England

  • the move towards open access, and the monitoring of this

  • research funding, including international research funding

  • international collaboration, particularly post-Brexit

  • research skills and the development of researchers

  • research integrity

  • the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

  • the Industrial Strategy

Why are we talking about university research now?​

The research infrastructure and landscape is undergoing significant change, with Brexit and the transition to UKRI and Research England. The sector is also spearheading innovations in research – with a move towards open access and by reinforcing the skills and opportunities for researchers. It is vital that those responsible for research and research strategy in higher education have a full understanding of the changes, the impact and the opportunities posed.​

Rachael Firth

Rachael Firth

Head of Events and Conferences
Universities UK

Agnes Jacobs

Agnes Jacobs

Events Producer
Universities UK

Katie Ross

Katie Ross

Events Officer
Universities UK

Holly Wildish-Jones

Holly Wildish-Jones

Events and Marketing Assistant
Universities UK


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