Call for abstracts – “Research uses of HEBCI survey data and future development of the HEBCI”

A one-day workshop is being organized by Dr Federica Rossi (Birkbeck Department of Management) and Dr Abhijit Sengupta (Surrey Business School) in partnership with the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) focussing on the HE Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) data set, its ongoing HESA led review and future plans.

The contribution of students to regional economies: reframing the regional innovation systems approach – Shiri M. Breznitz, Helen Lawton Smith and Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen

The starting point for this special issue was the lack of analysis of the contribution of university students to regional economies. Collectively the papers offer an understanding of the effects of student activity upon the knowledge, skill and entrepreneurial bases of regions.