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The impact of research has been growing ever more important not only in its own right, but as a factor that feeds into funding decisions at both institutional and individual levels. We are therefore pleased to present a Working Paper written by the Director of PASCAL and CR&DALL, Professor Mike Osborne, in which he assesses the cumulative impact of research that assesses the cumulative effect of research that has systematically measured, mapped and analysed learning provision at urban/regional level, contributing internationally to developing learning cities over decades.

Lavinia Hirsu and Gabriella Rodolico, both members of CR&DALL, are co-authors of a new University of Glasgow White Paper on the benefits and challenges that immersive technologies like virtual reality can bring to education. This work has been carried out within the Scoping Extended Educational Realities (SEER) research group led by Professor Neil McDonnell of the School of Humanities.

We are pleased to alert subscribers to the ESRC-funded project, A UK-Ireland investigation into the statistical evidence-base underpinning adult learning and education policy-making, within which CR&DALL Core Member, Ellen Boeren is Principal Investigator, and amongst others also involves CR&DALL core member, Zyra Evangelista.



We are pleased to publish this article originally published in the Discuss Community of Practice on Lifelong Learning by Randolph Preisinger-Kleine. It is a publication in German, entitled "Valuing non-formal and informal learning for sustainability" draws conclusions on expert interviews on education for sustainable development in Germany. The author is Dr. Mandy Singer-Brodowski, Freie Universität Berlin, Institut Futur, and the report, in German, is featured below and attached.

We are delighted to report that Dr Anna Wilson, Reader in Interdisiplinary Research within the School of Education, has been appointed Deputy Director of CR&DALL.