Blog: KE Matters

ABPI 2020 Academic Links survey

2 Jun 2020

Since 2003 the ABPI have undertaken a biennial review of the interactions of pharmaceutical companies with universities and have collated data to demonstrate the value of the UK science base to the pharmaceutical sector.   These data are often cited in ABPI consultation documents to government. 

PraxisAuril: Your KE Community is here for you

29 Apr 2020

I hope that you can spare me 5 minutes between Zoom meetings to read about the work we’ve been doing at PraxisAuril to support you and some new digital initiatives we hope you’ll engage with. Our strategy has always been to help you develop, promote and connect.

PraxisAuril: Practicalities – Training and Events

27 Apr 2020

As we move into the sixth week of social distancing measures, public attention is focussing more and more on how the country can get back to as near ‘normal’ as possible, both economically and as individuals. Whilst we expect that social distancing measures and group size restrictions at meetings and events will be in place for some time yet, at PraxisAuril we continue to plan for a resumption of F2F training courses, whilst also developing more digital programmes.  

KE policy in the time of Covid-19, business as usual?

24 Apr 2020

[Week 5 not in the office. A table full of your typical domestic trappings replaces a desk piled high with papers, reports and post-it notes. The view outside this ‘office’ window is not a corporate car-park, there is no communal water-cooler at which to meet your future spouse (true story), and dress-code has gone decidedly casual. We keep calm and KE on.] 

PraxisAuril: A new schedule of digital events and interactions

22 Apr 2020

Dear PraxisAuril Friends and Colleagues,

What a month it has been!  I hope you and your teams at work and at home are staying well and adjusting to our new normal.  It’s been amazing to see the news of so many brilliant initiatives undertaken by PraxisAuril member organisations having such fundamental impact – this truly is a community of innovative, strategic and pragmatic thinkers and doers!   

University Knowledge Exchange – Key to the recovery

8 Apr 2020

It was nice to have some good news at the end of last week with the publication of the HE Business and Community Interaction Survey (HEBCIS).  This showed that UK Knowledge Exchange is a continuing success with the value of our interactions growing 7% to nearly £5bn in 2018-19.  It is clear that universities, working with partners are making a huge difference to society.