Wales Since Devolution: Educational Research And Scholarly Identities

Sara Delamont, Gareth Rees and Sally Power
Vol 27, Number 1-2, p.131
The scholarly identity of educational researchers in Wales, and of researchers who study in Wales while living outside it, are set against the changes in structure and finance that have occurred since 1992 when responsibility for higher education in Wales was devolved from London to Cardiff, and the funding of higher education was altered to remove the distinction between “universities” and “polytechnics”. The impact of the better-known political devolution of 1979 is a major focus.