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Why Boeing chose Sheffield

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Areas such as Sheffield could play a crucial role in a new industrial revolution for the UK, one centred on science and innovation working hand in hand with industry.

A Britain without foreign workers is not Britain at all

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Free trade has taken away just as many jobs from the British working class as the free movement of people.

Universities are in need of reform – but further commercialisation is not the answer

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If the UK wants to prosper economically, it is time to fundamentally review the purpose and cost of higher education for students and the tax payer.

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Economy & Industrial Strategy

24th February 2017 in Economy & Industrial Strategy

Why Boeing chose Sheffield

Areas such as Sheffield could play a crucial role in a new industrial revolution for the UK, one centred on science and innovation working hand in hand with industry.

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Higher Education & International Partnerships

20th March 2017 in Higher Education & International Partnerships

Open to the world – Times Higher Education

If we dare to research, to teach and make a difference to communities near and far with this precious truth at our core, then we shall be open to the world.

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Apprenticeships & Vocational Skills

16th March 2017 in Apprenticeships & Vocational Skills

Technically speaking, we’ll do level best to support new skilled T-levels – Sheffield Telegraph

We need to let young people develop the vital skills they need to succeed more easily. For those who study T Levels it must mean a route to success in any future they want. Their and our future depends upon it.

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Video & Broadcast

Industrial Strategy 3:50

Sir Keith Burnett talks to BBC News about the Industrial Strategy and how education and innovation can make it a success for the UK.

Our relationship with China 5:51

Sir Keith Burnett talks to Sky News about about working with China and the state visit of President Xi Jinping

CDBU Annual Lecture 32:06

Sir Keith Burnett delivers the Council for the Defence of British Universities annual lecture: ‘British Universities: what is worth defending?’