Sir Keith Burnett quotes SPERI Paper at HEPI Conference

Vice-Chancellor Sir Keith Burnett
Vice-Chancellor Sir Keith Burnett

This week, the latest SPERI paper was discussed by Professor Sir Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Sheffield, at a major conference about developing the research policy and funding environment in the UK.

Sir Keith Burnett was a speaker at the 2013 Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) Autumn Conference on the Future for UK Research Policy and Funding on Wednesday 14 November.

In his keynote address to HEPI at the Royal Society, London, Sir Keith Burnett quoted the latest SPERI Paper The UK’s Innovation Deficit and How to Repair It by Professor Richard Jones and advised attendees to read it for important insights about how university research needs to relate to wider industrial policy.

HEPI is a UK independent, higher-education think-tank, which aims to improve higher education by developing a policy environment informed by research and analysis in the UK.