Virtual Cultural – Local Council leads the Way

LEXXER welcomes the announcement that Mid and East Antrim Borough Council will invite applications for a new Cultural Celebrations Grants Scheme


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Help is On its Way but is it too Little too Late?

The much anticipated £15.5M Covid-19 government funding package has received Executive approval and will launch shortly. 


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Northern Ireland Charities Still Waiting

In the middle of April it was announced that the Chancellor was allocating £750 Million to help Charities from that Northern Ireland is to receive £22 million.


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Funding Update NI: – Stormont Snubs Charities

The recently announced £40m Stormont grants scheme excludes sole traders and many social enterprises whicg could mean that thousands of those most in need who have been fighting…


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Coronna Guidance: First Steps Back to Normality

Looking at the Northern Ireland Executive’s Road map to a return to normality: “Pathway to Recovery” and its implications for local business.


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How Academics and The Third Sector Can Work Together

Carnegie Fellow Professor Mark Shucksmith argues that to make an impact on social policy universities must work more closely with civil society


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Research Findings – The Role of Knowledge Exchange

This research analysed the incidence, form, effectiveness and impact of knowledge exchange activities between the business and higher education sectors in the UK.


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Influencing Public Policy Knowledge Brokerage & Exchange in Scotland

A well researched perspective on the use and value of knowledge brokerage in Scotland mapped over a five year period and looking forward.


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Knowledge Brokers in Science – A Case Study in Increasing Impact

Knowledge Brokerage in Science and Healthcare has been around for decades with the first research coming on its real benefits and impact.


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Knowledge Brokerage in Policymaking – A Welsh Case Study

A look inside a knowledge broker organisation, the Wales Centre for Public Policy, to see how knowledge and evidence is used in policymaking.


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