Dr Diana Beech writes a blog for the Higher Education Policy Institute to accompany its latest report on postgraduate education in UK universities.
The Government has announced details of its much-anticipated support package for the higher education sector. Diana Beech, Head of Government Affairs, gives her response in Research Professional. Read more ...
Universities are closing their gender pay gaps, but are they doing it quickly enough?
Following the February reshuffle, the full listing of Government positions has been released, begging the question: what does the Government look like now?
Dr Diana Beech, Head of Government Affairs at the University of Warwick, guest blogs for HEPI (the Higher Education Policy Institute) on the Cabinet reshuffle detailing the 10 crucial things any new Minister for Universities needs to know.
Dr Diana Beech asks where are the women, noting that successive governments have sought to tempt women into science and research careers, yet in work already conducted towards establishing ARPA (The Advanced Research Projects Agency), it is sad that the only women deemed worthy of an opinion or with the confidence to offer up their thoughts on the future direction of the UK science policy are those who have already 'made it'.
Professor Jan Godsell, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, will be speaking on ‘Creating Low-Carbon Clusters To Tackle Climate Change’ in the House of Commons on 2 March 2020: https://www.ipt.org.uk/Events/Forthcoming-Events/details/Creating-Low-Carbon-Clusters-to-Tackle-Climate-Change
Diana Beech, Head of Government Affairs, shares her experience with Research Professional of what it was like to work with three different Universities Ministers: https://www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-he-views-2019-11-view-from-a-time-of-uncertainty/
Having just stepped down as Ministerial Adviser in Whitehall, Diana Beech imparts her tips in the Times Higher Education on how academics can influence policymakers in turbulent political times: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/opinion/ten-commandments-influencing-policymakers-turbulent-times
Professor Kerry Kirwan, Head of Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing at WMG, spoke on ‘The Path Toward a Plastic Free Future’ in the House of Commons on 14 January 2020: https://www.ipt.org.uk/Events/Forthcoming-Events/details/The-Path-Toward-a-Plastic-Free-Future