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Universities and Local Industrial Strategies ‘Part one: glass half-empty?’

In this guest blog, Kevin Richardson, from the Local Academy, makes the case why universities should take an active role in developing and implementing local industrial strategies. Universities can be forgiven for taking a glass half-empty stance when supporting the development of Local Industrial Strategies (LISs). However, embracing a wider and longer-term perspective may prove the better option.

YU on the front foot in thinking about future ‘growth’ funding

Kevin Richardson, Local Academy

Yorkshire Universities (YU) are very much on the front foot, working collaboratively with important local stakeholders, well in advance of the expected consultation on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The new strategic approach of YU is certainly helping members and their partners to prepare for important decisions ahead. Delivered in association with the Local Academy, those attending a recent workshop challenged each other to identify the five biggest challenges ahead;

 

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Honoured to coauthor this @HEPI_news blog with @obrienpeter72 @YorkshireUnis highlighting the importance of the creative industries to our regions - marking the release of our new @LondonHigher report showcasing London's creative HE provision!

#LondonHE #LetsCreate @ace_national https://twitter.com/HEPI_news/status/1404672593215512584

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The creative industries matter to London, Yorkshire and the nation by @dianajbeech and @obrienpeter72 https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2021/06/15/the-creative-industries-matter-to-london-yorkshire-and-the-nation/

The creative industries matter to London, Yorkshire and the nation by @dianajbeech and @obrienpeter72 https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2021/06/15/the-creative-industries-matter-to-london-yorkshire-and-the-nation/

Have you booked your place for our 'Question Time' event on Wednesday 18.00?
Speakers:
Liz Barber @YorkshireWater
Rosa Foster @EnvAgencyYNE
@obrienpeter72 @YorkshireUnis
Cllr Richard Cooper @Harrogatebc
Polly Cook @LeedsCC_News
Chair @andy_gouldson
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/question-time-with-yorkshire-and-humber-climate-commission-tickets-157249305907