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The uses and impact of HEFCE funding for widening participation 2013 03 05 5 March 13
Formative evaluation of the National Scholarship Programme: addendum and summary of year one 2013 03 18 18 March 13 NSP
Understanding the information needs of postgraduate taught students and how these can be met 2013 04 18 18 April 13
The feasibility of conducting a national survey of postgraduate taught students 2013 04 18 18 April 13
Early evaluation of Unistats and the Key Information Set 2013 05 07 7 May 13
Revolving Green Fund 3: Application assessments and outcomes 2013 07 18 18 July 13 RGF, sustainability, environment, carbon emissions
Summative evaluation of the National HE STEM Programme 2013 07 29 29 July 13
Literature review of research into widening participation to higher education 2013 08 30 30 August 13 WP, National Strategy
Guidance on the cost sharing group exemption 2013 09 02 2 September 13
Equality Challenge Unit 2013 progress review 2013 10 02 2 October 13 ECU
International research on the effectiveness of widening participation 2013 10 09 9 October 13 WP, National Strategy
Formative evaluation of the National Scholarship Programme: Year 2 2013 11 28 28 November 13
How should we measure higher education? A fundamental review of the Performance Indicators 2013 12 09 9 December 13
Measuring scope 3 carbon emissions 2012 01 12 12 January 12
Review of clinical subject weightings 2012 02 23 23 February 12 Transparent Approach to Costing, TRAC
Formative evaluation of the National Scholarship Programme 2012 05 30 30 May 12 NSP
Review of Philanthropy in UK Higher Education: 2012 status report and challenges for the next decade 2012 09 12 12 September 12 giving, donate, match, matched
Market forces, government agency and key disciplines: Learning from international experience 2012 09 17 17 September 12 SIVS, Strategically Important and Vulnerable Subjects
Evaluation of Capital Funding to Higher Education Institutions for Learning and Teaching, 2006-2008 2012 10 11 11 October 12
Review of the Transparent Approach to Costing: A report by KPMG for HEFCE 2012 10 25 25 October 12
Evaluation of research capital funding (SRIF2006-08) to higher education institutions 2006-2008 2012 12 03 3 December 12
Review of Aimhigher Partnership Arrangements 2011 01 01 1 January 11
An evaluation of the HEFCE Leadership, Governance and Management Fund 2011 02 01 1 February 11 LGM, LGMF
Costing study of two-year accelerated honours degrees 2011 02 01 1 February 11
Patterns of further and higher education in colleges and universities in England: A statistical summary and technical commentary 2011 03 01 1 March 11 FECs
Evaluation of HEFCE's programme of support for Strategically Important and Vulnerable Subjects (SIVS) 2011 05 15 15 May 11
Key Information Set design and evaluation: Missing data, part-time students and joint honours students 2011 12 15 15 December 11
Increasing opportunities for high quality higher education work experience 2011 07 15 15 July 11
Evaluation of the workforce development programme 2011 12 01 1 December 11
Review of research cost relativities based on the Transparent Approach to Costing 2011 10 03 3 October 11
Review of the full economic costs of National Research Libraries 2011 11 01 1 November 11
Summative evaluation of the CETL programme 2011 12 01 1 December 11
User-Centred Design of Key Information Sets (KISs) 2011 06 01 1 June 11
Qualitative evaluation of the Aimhigher Associates programme: pathfinder 2010 11 01 1 November 10
Public perceptions of the benefits of higher education 2010 09 01 1 September 10
Employer engagement: the costs of the development and delivery of work-based learning experiences 2010 11 01 1 November 10
International student mobility literature review: Final report 2010 11 01 1 November 10
Summative evaluation of the Lifelong Learning Network programme 2010 11 01 1 November 10 LLN
Literature review of HE collaborations, alliances and mergers project 2010 11 01 1 November 10
Study of UK online learning 2010 10 01 1 October 10
Evaluation of Aimhigher: learner attainment and progression 2010 08 01 1 August 10 WP
Carbon baselines for individual Higher Education Institutions in England 2010 08 01 1 August 10 SD
Understanding the information needs of users of public information about higher education, Enhancing and Developing the National Student Survey 2010 08 01 1 August 10
Evaluation of the Revolving Green Fund: a report to HEFCE 2010 07 01 1 July 10 RGF
Evaluation of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education 2010 07 01 1 July 10 LFHE
Evaluation of Longitudinal Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (LDLHE) survey 2010 05 01 1 May 10
Higher Education teaching funding methods in other countries 2010 05 01 1 May 10
Links between higher education institutions, schools, colleges and academies 2010 03 01 1 March 10
Islamic Studies provision in the UK 2010 03 01 1 March 10
Demand for skills and subjects in English higher education 2010 03 01 1 March 10
International experiences of human resource management in higher education 2010 02 01 1 February 10 HR, HRM
Supplementary report to the HEFCE Higher Education Workforce Framework based on the international Changing Academic Profession (CAP) study 2010 02 01 1 February 10 HR, HRM
The future of higher education provision in the UK: workforce implications. A review of the literature 2010 02 01 1 February 10 HR, HRM
The future workforce for higher education: A report to HEFCE by PA Consulting Group 2010 02 01 1 February 10 HR, HRM
Student Perspectives on Technology – demand, perceptions and training needs 2010 10 01 1 October 10
Positive accountability: Review of the costs, benefits and burdens of accountability in English higher education 2009 01 01 1 January 09
Case studies showing how Higher Education Institutions have used HEFCE Project Capital 2004-2006 2009 02 01 1 February 09 HEIs
Report to HEFCE on student engagement 2009 02 01 1 February 09
Current and future demand for higher education and the provision and supply options in East Manchester 2009 04 01 1 April 09
Diversity in the student learning experience and time devoted to study: a comparative analysis of the UK and European evidence 2009 04 01 1 April 09
Science Research Investment Fund: a review of Round 2 and wider benefits 2009 05 01 1 May 09 SRIF
RAE 2008 Accountability Review 2009 05 01 1 May 09
Identification and dissemination of lessons learned by institutions participating in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) bibliometrics pilot: Results of the Round One consultation 2009 05 01 1 May 09
The demand for higher level skills from businesses: regional studies 2009 06 01 1 June 09
Evaluating the implementation of the new approach to Sector Impact Assessment and assessing the quality of its outputs 2009 06 01 1 June 09 SIA
Evaluation of the impact of public policy and investments in human resource management in higher education since 2001 2009 06 01 1 June 09 HR, HRM
Interim report of the REF bibliometrics pilot exercise 2009 06 01 1 June 09
Pilot study of bibliometric indicators of research quality: Development of a bibliographic database 2009 07 01 1 July 09 REF
Higher education strategies from further education colleges: evaluation of the pilot exercise in 2007-08 2009 07 01 1 July 09 FECs
Research into a carbon reduction target and strategy for Higher Education in England 2009 07 01 1 July 09 SD
Costing partnerships – collaborative arrangements between HEIs and FECs 2009 08 01 1 August 09
Identification and dissemination of lessons learned by institutions participating in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) bibliometrics pilot: Results of the Round Two Consultation 2009 09 01 1 September 09
Experimental Third Stream Strategic Development Fund Projects (Study B): Final Evaluation Report 2009 09 01 1 September 09 SDF
Training for Ministry: a mapping exercise 2009 10 01 1 October 09
The longer term impact of Aimhigher: Tracking individuals 2009 10 01 1 October 09
Review of the Equality Challenge Unit 2009 11 01 1 November 09 equalit*, ECU
Capturing Research Impacts: A review of international practice 2009 12 01 1 December 09 REF
Evaluation of Provision and Support for Disabled Students in Higher Education 2009 12 01 1 December 09 equalit*
Review of Disability Equality Partnership (DEP) 2009 12 01 1 December 09 equalit*
2005-2010 CETL programme formative evaluation 2008 09 01 1 September 08 centres for excellence
Analysis of institutions' plans for round 3 of the Higher Education Innovation Fund 2008 06 01 1 June 08 HEIF
Analysis of unsuccessful applications to the Leadership, Governance and Management Fund 2008 06 01 1 June 08 LGM
Appraisal of Citation Data Sources 2008 09 01 1 September 08
Assessing the impact of reviews of collaborative arrangements on higher education institutions 2008 06 01 1 June 08 HEIs
Development of Bibliometric Indicators of Research Quality 2008 09 01 1 September 08 REF
Employer investment in learning at National Qualifications Framework level 4-8 2008 08 01 1 August 08
Evaluation of Project Capital Round 3, 2004-2006 2008 11 01 1 November 08
Experimental Third Stream Strategic Development Fund Projects - Study B 2008 05 01 1 May 08 3rd
Formative evaluation of the Higher Level Skills Pathfinders 2008 08 01 1 August 08 HLSP
HEFCE strategic review of sustainable development in higher education in England 2008 01 01 1 January 08 SD, HE
Interim evaluation of Lifelong Learning Networks 2008 04 01 1 April 08 LLN
Interim evaluation of the Higher Education Academy 2008 01 01 1 January 08 HEA
International approaches to Islamic studies in higher education 2008 06 02 2 June 08
Making your data work for you: Data quality and efficiency in higher education 2008 09 01 1 September 08
Mid-term review of the Clinical Senior Lectureship Awards (CSLA) scheme 2008 11 01 1 November 08
Quality assurance and employer engagement in HE learning 2008 08 01 1 August 08
Review of HEFCE funding for research libraries 2008 03 01 1 March 08
Review of the 2005 HEFCE Strategy for e-Learning 2008 10 01 1 October 08
Review of the 2008 National Student Survey (NSS) process 2008 12 01 1 December 08
Review of the Overseas Research Student Award Scheme (ORSAS) 2008 09 01 1 September 08
Stepping Higher: Workforce development through employer-higher education partnership 2008 10 01 1 October 08 HR, HRM
Strategically important and vulnerable subjects: an interim evaluation of HEFCE's programme of work 2008 06 01 1 June 08 SIVS
The Flexible Professional in the Knowledge Society (REFLEX) - new demands on higher education in Europe 2008 11 01 1 November 08 HE
National Student Survey 2005-2007: findings and trends 2008 06 01 1 June 08 NSS
UK Higher Education Space Management Project – Evaluation 2008 11 01 1 November 08 SMG, SMP
Providing institutional financial information for current students 2014 03 25 25 March 14
UK review of the provision of information about higher education: Advisory study and literature review 2014 04 03 3 April 14
Knowledge exchange performance and the impact of HEIF in the English higher education sector 2014 04 03 3 April 14
Understanding how people choose to pursue taught postgraduate study 2014 04 16 16 April 14 PGT, POI
An emerging profession: The higher education philanthropy workforce 2014 05 01 1 May 14
Macroeconomic influences on the demand for part-time higher education in the UK 2014 04 29 29 April 14
Independent review of the Higher Education Academy 2014 06 04 4 June 14
Evaluation of rounds 1 to 3 of HEFCE’s Revolving Green Fund 2014 06 19 19 June 14 RGF
Review of the National Student Survey 2014 07 03 3 July 14
Understanding the recruitment and selection of postgraduate researchers by English higher education institutions 2014 09 09 9 September 14
International comparisons in postgraduate education: quality, access and employment outcomes 2014 09 09 9 September 14 PG
Measuring university-business links in the United States 2014 10 06 6 October 14
Evaluation of the National Scholarship Programme – Year 3 2014 11 12 12 November 14


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