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The latest updates from UK Research and Innovation can be found below. 

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23 May 2018
£102 million confirmed to make UK prosper from the energy revolution

The launch of a £102 million investment programme in new local energy approaches to create clean growth has been completed today with the announcement of a new research consortium.

14 May 2018
UKRI will ensure everyone in society benefits from world-leading research and innovation

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has set out its plans to strengthen the UK’s world-leading knowledge economy and deliver impact across society.

14 May 2018
UKRI Framework document published

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and UK Research and Innovation  has today published a framework document that sets out governance arrangements between the two organisations.

10 May 2018
UK Research and Innovation looks for experts on Equality, Diversity and inclusion

UK Research and Innovation has equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of its vision and mission. As part of this commitment, UKRI is building on the work of its constituent parts with the Research Councils today publishing their fourth annual update of diversity data 2018 alongside launching a call for an External Advisory Group.

03 May 2018
Professor Lynn Gladden selected for the role of Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Science Minister, Sam Gyimah, has announced that Professor Lynn Gladden has been selected to be the next Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

02 May 2018
Scotland's strength will power research and innovation success

Harnessing Scotland’s rich research and innovation heritage is vital to UKRI success, that was the clear message at an event in Edinburgh.

17 April 2018
Dr Ian Campbell appointed Innovate UK interim Executive Chair

Dr Ian Campbell will take up the role of interim Executive Chair of Innovate UK from 4 May

11 April 2018
Boost for smart energy systems of the future

UK Research and Innovation through Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), today launched a fund to develop and prove smart energy systems of the future at scale.

11 April 2018
UK Research and Innovation Appoints Nine Challenge Leaders

UK Research and Innovation has appointed nine Challenge Leaders to the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

03 April 2018
Launch of UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

UKRI has launched the Future Leaders Fellowship scheme to develop the next generation of researchers and innovators

03 April 2018
Today is the first day of UK Research and Innovation

A letter from Sir Mark Walport to mark the commencement of UK Research and Innovation, as set out in the Higher Education and Research Act.

26 March 2018
Professor Melanie Welham selected for the role of Executive Chair of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Professor Melanie Welham has been selected as the Executive Chair of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

26 March 2018
Research councils and Innovate UK publish gender pay reports

The research councils and Innovate UK, who from 1 April will become part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), have today published their gender pay reports.

23 March 2018
Five UK Research and Innovation Councils announced

The Board of UK Research and Innovation has announced appointments to five of its Councils

15 March 2018
UKRI response to UCU letter regarding Researchfish deadlines and statement

The 2018 deadline (15 March) for research council grant holders has been known and publicised for some time and researchers have been free to submit their outputs at any time during the submission period. We have not amended the 15 March deadline.

08 March 2018
Clarification of Researchfish deadline

Submission of outcomes from research council funding to Researchfish is an important part of researchers’ jobs and crucial for the research councils to track research impact and make the case for continued public funding of research and innovation.

06 March 2018
Membership of three UK Research and Innovation Councils announced

The Board of UK Research and Innovation has appointed members to three Councils; Economic and Social Research Council, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Natural Environment Research Council.

06 March 2018
Government position on UK Participation in Horizon 2020

The UK government has issued a document to clarify the UK’s eligibility to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

13 February 2018
Leading UK research debuts at the 2018 AAAS annual meeting

Leading UK scientists and academics will present their latest research findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this week

05 February 2018
Call open for UKRI Centres for Doctoral Training to develop UK's skills in Artificial Intelligence

Call now open for around 15 Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) focused on areas relevant to Artificial Intelligence (AI) across UKRI's remit.