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Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures 2017 call overview, UK National Contact Point, 12 Dec, 2pm, Newcastle University

If you are interested in finding out more about the Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures 2017 call which opens in early December,  Dr Katie Ward, UK H2020 National Contact Point, will be giving an overview of the call at Newcastle University’s Institute of Genetic Medicine on 12 December at 14.00. For more information on how to register,…

Select Committee inquiry on “Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research”

The Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee is examining the implications and opportunities of leaving the EU for UK science and research. The Committee is holding hearings on this during July, and invites written submissions during that period. Yesterday’s session saw Kevin Baughan (Chief Development Officer, Innovate UK), Professor Philip Nelson (Chair, Research Councils UK) and Jo Johnson MP (Minister of State for Universities…

RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund- what we know so far…

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The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through: challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.…

RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund ‘Town Hall’ meetings in June/July

RCUK has organised a series of Town Meetings to gather input from stakeholders on the strategy and delivery of the Global Challenges Research Fund. The GCRF is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through: challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research; strengthening capacity for…

Publication of RCUK Strategic Priorities and Spending Plan 2016-2020

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Following the allocation from the UK Government for the 2016-2020 Science and Research Budget,  the UK Research Councils have published their collective Strategic Priorities and Spending Plan . The document provides a summary of the ambitions, strategic direction and investment themes for the Research Councils’ collective and individual activities over this period. For each Council…

ESRC Research Seminars and Strategic Networks Competition 2015-16

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The ESRC has published the 2015-16 call for research seminars and strategic networks for groups of academic researchers, postgraduate students and non-academic users for different organisations. Seminar groups meet regularly around a theme and strategic networks, which are new to this call, will aim to generate innovative, interdisciplinary collaborations. There are a number of thematic…