In April 2006, Alice Frost took up the post of Head of Knowledge Exchange policy at the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE – the primary public funder of higher education in England). She has previously held a number of policy positions at the Council, including Head of Research Policy and Head of Learning and Teaching. Alice Frost has had a varied career in the UK in national public policy (including in the Department for Education, Cabinet Office/Office of Science and Technology and House of Commons), higher education policy (Universities UK and the charitable sector), and in HE and the regions. Her areas of policy interest include science and technology policy and regional economic development. She studied politics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at Oxford University. Subject to Parliament, the HEFCE Research and Knowledge Exchange functions will form Research England as part of UK Research and Innovation in 2018.
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