TITLE

Polytechnics to join research elite

AUTHOR(S)
Bown, William
PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/25/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1770, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers the possible impact of reforms announced by British Prime Minister John Major this week on research funding for universities and polytechnics. White papers on education and the desire to narrow the gap between universities and polytechnics; `Higher Education: A New Framework'; Rejection of a proposal to bring all research funding under the control of the Advisory Board for the Research Councils; More.
ACCESSION #
9106174626

 

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