Impact of Higher Education Institutions on Regional Economies: A Joint Research Initiative



Outline Programme

 The  final  UK-wide conference of the initiative took place  on 16th and 17th November in Edinburgh.  A copy of the full programme  programme is available here.   

The conference was opened by Michael Russell MSP and attracted particpants from across the UK and abroad. A number of video interviews ( Vodcasts) were made - these can be viewed here.

There was also a very interesting poster session, with posters presented by a  number of early career researchers. Copies of their posters are available here, together with video interviews ( Vodcasts) with some of the presenters .

Session speakers from the initiative  included:

Professor Peter McGregor, University of Strathclyde

Mr Michael Kitson, University of Cambridge

Dr Paul Benneworth, University of Twente

Professor Jeremy Howells, University of Manchester,

Professor Moira Munro, University of Glasgow

Dr Helen Simpson, University of Bristol

Professor Rob Huggins, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

Professor John Brennan, Open University

Ms Ursula Kelly, University of Strathclyde