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Economic transformation in our nation

We have launched a new campaign highlighting the role of universities in economic transformation in Scotland.

What next for research in post-Sturgeon Scotland?

Professor Iain Gillespie sets out his thoughts on what should happen in research under the next First Minister.
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Time to lose the labels

Words are so important: they can motivate, inspire and explain. Yet words can also build barriers. In our latest blog, Claudia Cavalluzzo, Executive Director of Converge, argues that the label ‘entrepreneur’ is one such barrier and that it’s time for an update. Every government – including Scotland – wants more entrepreneurs in their economy. They…

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International Commissioner appointment for Andrea Nolan

The International Higher Education Commission has announced eight new Commissioners on Friday 24 February which include Andrea Nolan, Principal and Vice Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University. Andrea is the Convener of our International Committee where she is committed to undertaking activities and promotional campaigns to position and promote Scottish higher education internationally. Among the new…

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