Funding of higher education and research in separate Scotland

28 January 2014

The Committee is exploring several subjects in the forthcoming referendum on separation in September 2014. The purpose of this evidence session is to discuss the implications of separation on higher education and research. The session is expected to cover issues such as the funding of higher education, ensuring research excellence, research infrastructure, tuition fees, and access to higher education.


Wednesday 29 January 2014 in Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster.

At 2.30pm

  • Professor Hugh Pennington CBE, Emeritus Professor of Bacteriology, University of Aberdeen
  • Alastair Sim, Director, Universities Scotland
  • Professor David Raffe, Professor of Sociology and Education and Member of the Centre for Educational Sociology, University of Edinburgh 

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