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This part of the blog features news and information about higher education policy and how BU’s research is influencing policy.

EU Funding Post-Brexit

Over the weekend, the UK government announced a commitment to EU funded research projects when the UK leaves the European Union. The announcement confirms that the Treasury will underwrite funding for approved Horizon 2020 projects applied for before the UK leaves the European Union. The Treasury went on to say “As a result, British businesses… Read more »

Brexit and Bills- what it means for the HE Sector and Research.

With a new Prime Minister, new Government department restructures, the second reading of the Higher Education and Research Bill and Brexit, there is a lot of change around the corner for universities and research. Now that responsibility for higher education has been transferred to the Department for Education, whilst research and science are under the… Read more »

HE & Research Bill

Following on from the blog post after the release of the White Paper, the HE & Research Bill provides both clarification and a bit more insight into what the higher education reforms mean for research. The bill reiterates the creation of the umbrella body United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) which will include the UK’s… Read more »