Collaboration sits at the very heart of the GW4 Alliance, which is what makes us greater than the sum of our parts.

Be inspired as we tell you how we worked together to produce biofuels from waste water, address the gender pay gap and improve end-of-life decision-making.

Understanding secondary schools’ fears and needs in addressing student self-harm

At the start of 2017 Theresa May announced plans to “transform” attitudes to mental health. With a specific focus on addressing the mental health of children and young people, the…

February 14, 2017 Read Full Story

How can Quantum Dots keep your credit card secure?

Quantum technology is a growing area of research that underpins a variety of industries, from medical imaging to precision printing. One of the most significant developments in quantum technology is…

December 5, 2016 Read Full Story

Exploring DIY family justice in the digital ‘wild west’

Whereas lawyers have traditionally guided families through the issues which arise on divorce and separation and legal aid has been available for legal advice and representation, the government has removed…

November 11, 2016 Read Full Story

Working together with employers and government to challenge the gender pay gap

GW4 Pay Equality Research Consortium (PERC) has been conducting a feasibility study for the development of a pay data collection platform and held an event to share its findings with…

October 17, 2016 Read Full Story

Tracking political engagement through history

From ‘post-truth politics’ under Trump, to grassroots campaigning during indyref, political engagement has never seemed more crucial. The Modern British Politics and Political History research community (comprising of researchers from…

September 21, 2016 Read Full Story

Improving end of life decision-making

WHAT PROBLEM ARE YOU TRYING TO ADDRESS?                There is an increasing awareness of the need to improve end of life care, and the challenges of doing so. Much of…

March 16, 2016 Read Full Story