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Solving the Digital Skills Gap

By Richard Brooks, Programme Manager at Coventry University talks about the Institute of Coding and how it aims to tackle to UK’s digital skills gap in an article for the National Centre for Universities and Business. The announcement by Theresa May of the new national Institute of Coding in January 2018 represents a quietly significant moment in…

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Future-proofing skills for the evolving automotive industry

Michelle Connors, enterprise and commercial manager in Coventry University’s Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing, reveals how the university is working with a commercial partner to future-proof skills in the automotive industry in an article first published by Insider Media. Automotive technology is developing at an unprecedented rate – and it is vital that manufacturers…

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Forget about GDPR: look at the incoming Data Protection Bill

Coventry University researcher Sara Degli-Esposti discusses implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation and highlights another piece of incoming legislation on data protection in an article originally published by Insider Media. Organisations have been rushing to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ahead of the new requirements coming into force on Friday…

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How local pharmacies can lighten the load for the NHS

Adam Layland, senior lecturer in leadership and management in Coventry University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, outlines how local pharmacies can become community health centre hubs and ease the strain on primary care services in a blog originally published by Insider Media. Times are changing across the health and social care system across the UK.…

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Coventry’s Cultural Breakthrough

Dr Geoff Willcocks, director of arts, culture and heritage at Coventry University, discusses what Coventry’s UK City of Culture 2021 win will mean for the city in a blog originally published by Insider Media. It must have been at least three years ago that I had my first serious conversation about whether or not Coventry…

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Navigating the risky road to market

Taking an idea to market is tricky, but support for researchers working in academia is out there says Siraj Shaikh, professor of systems security at Coventry University and co-founder of cyber threat detection specialists CyberOwl, in an article originally published by Insider Media.   The UK government’s recent announcement of a “knowledge exchange framework” to…