Meet James Davies, City-REDI / WMREDI’s New Research Fellow

I sincerely doubt there is such a thing as an ‘ordinary’ route into research, but perhaps my own path is more than a little unusual. I arrived (back) at Cardiff University in 2016 having spent over a decade as a touring musician. Starting a band in my early 20s with my friends, everything worked out … Continue reading “Meet James Davies, City-REDI / WMREDI’s New Research Fellow”

University of Birmingham Masters or PhD Student Wanted for Internship at WMREDI

University of Birmingham Masters or PhD student wanted for Policy and Data Analyst internship at WMREDI. The internship starts this February.  The West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WMREDI) has been established following City-REDI’s significant grant award from Research England (UKRI). The team is an innovative hybrid approach of academic, policy research and support staff delivering … Continue reading “University of Birmingham Masters or PhD Student Wanted for Internship at WMREDI”

Covid-19 Recovery Planning, Partnership Working and the Role of Universities in City-Regions

In this blog, Dr Abigail Taylor summarises findings from a recent WMREDI research project examining partnership working during the pandemic. WMREDI are today publishing a report presenting findings from a project examining how partnership working has developed during the pandemic and the role of universities in recovery planning. View the project page and report.  Research … Continue reading “Covid-19 Recovery Planning, Partnership Working and the Role of Universities in City-Regions”

Job Alert: Research Fellow Posts Available at City-REDI / WMREDI

Opportunities for Research Fellows to Work With Us at City-REDI on Our West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WMREDI) Programme of Research To meet the demands of a growing range of policy-oriented research projects we are looking for new members to join the City-Region Economic Development Institute (City-REDI). These posts are at the Research Fellow … Continue reading “Job Alert: Research Fellow Posts Available at City-REDI / WMREDI”

Universities’ STEM Assets Project – An Intern’s Insight

During his summer placement with WMREDI, Robert Lynam has been working with the rest of the Theme 3 Regional Innovation Ecosystems research team on the initial phase of a project which City-REDI/WMREDI are delivering on “Universities’ STEM Assets: Commercial and Non-Commercial Pathways and Aggregate Impacts“. In this blog, Robert tells us about his contribution to … Continue reading “Universities’ STEM Assets Project – An Intern’s Insight”

The Launch of the West Midlands Data Lab

WMREDI and its partners have launched the West Midlands Data Lab. The data lab provides a single interactive portal for a wealth of up to the minute regional data and research. A unique tool to inform decision making around key investments and policy formulation for economic, social and environmental benefit in the West Midlands. The … Continue reading “The Launch of the West Midlands Data Lab”

WMREDI Policy & Data Analyst Internships – Apply Now

WMREDI has six Policy & Data Analyst Internships available starting this August.  The West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WMREDI) has been established following City-REDI’s significant grant award from Research England (UKRI). The team is an innovative hybrid approach of academic, policy research and support staff delivering relevant and impactful research with local, national and … Continue reading “WMREDI Policy & Data Analyst Internships – Apply Now”