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As well as producing objective research, the SERIO team are also experts in making the links between the facts and figures, and the future.  Our work means gaining in-depth knowledge across a number of key areas for businesses and policy makers. The section is where, from time to time, we share our observations and commentary on topical issues across our areas of expertise.

If you have any suggestions for discussion topics, please email serio@plymouth.ac.uk     

New Lottery Programme Announced: Our Environment, Our Future

New Lottery Programme Announced: Our Environment, Our Future

07/02/2014


The Big Lottery Fund has announced their intention to launch a new £30 million UK wide funding programme, Our Environment, Our Future.

Social enterprises and health care delivery: what works? by Allice Hocking & Lorna Bell

Social enterprises and health care delivery: what works? by Allice Hocking & Lorna Bell

20/05/2013


Interest in social enterprises as providers of public services has increased dramatically in recent years. Initially forming part of New Labour's 'Third Way' philosophy in the late 1990s, attention has been renewed under the current Coalition Government.

Distance Learning: A Panacea for the Periphery? by Charlie Dorr

Distance Learning: A Panacea for the Periphery? by Charlie Dorr

03/05/2013


Distance learning is sometimes seen as a solution in areas of the UK where geographical obstacles make traditional forms of tuition particularly challenging, but research suggests this may suit some learners more than others.

Enterprise Zones - will they solve the innovation gap?

Enterprise Zones - will they solve the innovation gap?

29/06/2011




Can innovation only happen in hi-tech businesses?

Can innovation only happen in hi-tech businesses?

18/03/2011


The word "innovation" is often synonymous with the plate glass and metal of a modern business park, and their young, computer-savvy inhabitants. But new research has found that innovation is not solely the preserve of conventional hi-tech industries.

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