Alex Burrows writes about BCRRE’s contribution to the Parliamentary Review in its Best Practice Representative section.
We are delighted to announce that we have been recognised with an invitation to publish an article in the Parliamentary Review, authored by Professor Clive Roberts and with contributions from Alex Burrows and Rachel Eade. BCRRE is a global leader in railway research, education and innovation with 150+ staff and researchers based in the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham.
The Parliamentary Review is an entirely apolitical publication, as demonstrated by the fact that its two co-chairmen, Lord Blunkett and Lord Pickles, once sat on different sides of the House of Commons and now do so in the Lords. The organisations who write for The Review are – for the most part – apolitical themselves, although some are unapologetically forthright with their views of certain political parties or individuals. This makes for a fascinating series of articles to suit your tastes and challenge your convictions.
Success for organisations of any size does not always come easily and The Parliamentary Review is indispensable for anyone who seeks to make a difference in their sector. It highlights significant developments and concerns for leaders up and down the country.
Lord Pickles, co-chairman of The Review, has stated that, now more than ever, it is “critical that we forge new channels of communication and reinforce existing ones” and this article from Birmingham Centre for Railway Research & Education is a great way of delivering that.
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove says “this year’s Parliamentary review comes at a momentous time for parliament, as we collectively determine the destiny of the United Kingdom.”
Professor Clive Roberts says, “I am very pleased to be able to promote BCRRE and all the great work that we are doing in the Parliamentary Review. We are working on the technologies that will shape the future of the railways across the world as well as training the people that will be delivering it.” In the article, Clive outlines BCRRE’s efforts towards addressing the future needs of the rail industry – in the UK and internationally – with education programmes, research underpinned by academic excellence and initiatives which reach throughout the supply chain.
Birmingham Centre for Railway Research & Education’s article can be viewed on the Parliamentary Review website
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