Formal agreement signed to develop talent and create local jobs

The University of Lincoln, UK and SRC UK have signed an agreement to support their shared aspirations to develop a strong, mutually beneficial partnership that will help boost regional economic growth.

With Defence being a key sector of strategic importance for the University and Local Industrial Strategy, intelligence mission data specialists SRC UK will provide essential opportunities for our students, academic community and the region's workforce.

Having already worked with the University as a valued tenant in the Boole Technology Centre and other student-facing projects, renewed focus on this partnership will enable further collaborative working to include a wide range of opportunities such as teaching, scholarships, work experience, internships and placements.

Additional projects will include industry briefings and guest lectures, curriculum design and development, student projects, mentoring, research projects and consultancy services.

"The College of Science is pleased to officially welcome SRC UK to the University of Lincoln's network of industry partners," states Pro Vice Chancellor and Head of the College of Science, Professor Libby John. "We look forward to combining our academic expertise and exemplary student talent with SRC's impressive technological prowess and experience in the sector, to help further our region's opportunities for innovation, skills development and job creation."

Through blended working practices, the two organisations aim to develop a pipeline of talent for SRC UK, providing exciting career prospects for our students by building capability and capacity. The University will support the SRC in its continued growth, with its range of projects helping it to flourish within the region and bring benefit to the community.

"All of us at SRC UK are proud to announce our partnership with the University of Lincoln, working together to teach and develop the future of suitably qualified and proficient personnel through blended working practices", highlights SRC UK's Managing Director, Stephen Davies. "We are excited to be collaborating with the one of the top UK Universities on solving the "impossible" with bright minds and fresh thinking".

About the University of Lincoln

Lincoln has been crowned Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.The University was awarded Gold - the highest standard possible - in the national Teaching Excellence Framework, an independent assessment of teaching quality in UK higher education. The award reflects our exciting teaching, great support for students and excellent employment outcomes. The University is known for a pioneering approach to working with employers, which has been recognised with a Lord Stafford Award and Times Higher Education Award. More than half of our research is judged to be internationally excellent or world leading (Research Excellence Framework).

About SRC

We are Intelligence Mission Data - We are Analytics - We are Mission Support - We are Support Training

SRC UK Ltd combines SRC, Inc.'s 35+ years of experience in Intelligence Mission Data (IMD) with a United Kingdom based team of IMD experts to develop next-generation solutions for the UK. The company was formed to provide innovative products and Suitably Qualified and Experienced Personnel to solve the UK's toughest IMD challenges - from mission planning support, Intelligence Mission Data production and threat simulator receivers that assist with airborne training and operations - to counter-UAS technology and ground-based CREW and IMD systems. Working directly with military and industry partners, and our own multi-national SRC family, solving the challenging issues of next generation mission data development.

SRC UK is helping to shape the future defence and intelligence information architectures that will support Her Majesty's Armed Forces and the defence of the UK and its allies. SRC UK is a fully owned subsidiary of SRC Inc.

Posted on 2021-07-08 11:11:01