The Myth of the Ivory Tower:
The Wider Impact and Engagement of Universities
10.30 am – 3.15 pm, Monday 28th March 2011
Royal Society of Arts, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ
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For full programme please click here
More details to follow of November conference that will be held in Edinburgh on 16th & 17th November.
Guest Speaker: Walter McMahon, Professor of Economics and Professor of Education Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
More details available here.
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Half day seminar held in Sheffield on 12th March as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.
Wednesday 4th November 2009
A working conference and discussion seminar of the Impact of Higher Education Institutions on Regional Economies Initiative.
Tuesday 30th June 2009
A discussion seminar of the Impact initiative and the Overall Impact project.
Tuesday 10 March 2009
The economic impact of higher education is currently an important matter for the Parliament and for the Scottish Government. This is a seminar intended to encourage knowledge exchange and discussion with Scottish Parliament, government and public agency researchers and policymakers regarding the economic and social role of higher education.
Wednesday 28th January 2009
This event showing the latest findings from the initiative took place at Belfast Castle in Northern Ireland. The seminar was opened by Sir Reg Empey, Minister for Employment and Learning, NI
Tuesday 17th June 2008
This was a working conference and discussion seminar of the Impact of Higher Education Institutions on Regional Economies initiative held in partnership with the University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC). Download the full conference programme (PDF file) and presentations.
Wednesday 10th October 2007
The initiative was formally launched on Wednesday 10th October at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The purpose of the launch event was to bring together interested people from the business, policy and academic communities together with the initiative research teams to discuss the key issues arising in research on higher education’s social and economic impacts. There were workshops offering the opportunity to meet with the researchers to discuss the themes and to encourage business and policy community interaction and engagement with the ongoing research. For more details and to access copies of the presentations go to the Initiative Launch page.