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Laing, Karen; Mazzoli Smith, Laura; Todd, Liz – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
This paper considers whether the impact agenda that has developed over the last decade in UK universities is likely to help create the conditions in which critical educational research makes a more visible difference to society. The UK audit of university research quality (the research excellence framework (REF) now includes an assessment of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Higher Education, Case Studies, Research Utilization
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Clough, Stephen; Bagley, Carl A. – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
This article focuses upon the adoption and implementation of United Kingdom government support for third stream business-facing activities in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). The article, concerned with income generation and the creation and application of knowledge beyond the confines of the academy, draws on policy literature and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Government Role
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Deem, Rosemary; Morley, Louise – Policy Futures in Education, 2006
The article is based on recent research involving qualitative case studies of staff experiences of equality policies in six English, Scottish and Welsh higher education institutions (HEIs). Recent changes to UK legislation (e.g. on "race" and disability) and a series of European Union employment directives (including on religion and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Employee Attitudes, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Burns, George R.; Paton, Robert R. – Policy Futures in Education, 2005
The importance of knowledge to the effective development of economic growth in the twenty-first century has led to a number of initiatives such as lifelong learning, skills development and knowledge transfer. Of these, knowledge transfer has predominantly been concerned with the commercial exploitation of research knowledge. This article suggests…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Program Effectiveness, Case Studies, Organizational Development