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Departmental Away Day

Earlier this week, my department held an 'away day' (actually half a day) to discuss our future academic strategy. We had a productive meeting and a number of useful suggestions were made. Like many university departments in top universities, we are very reliant on external income from research grants, overseas students and commercial collaborations. With universities likely to suffer cuts in their core public funding, external sources of income will become increasingly important in ensuring that we remain in a good financial position.

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