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

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.

22 January 2018
Science Minister announces STFC Executive Chair Designate

Professor Mark Thomson has been selected as the Executive Chair of STFC once UKRI is formed in April

22 January 2018
UK's nationally important research and innovation infrastructure capabilities to be mapped for first time

Work is underway to identify nationally and internationally important research and innovation infrastructure across the UK

22 January 2018
UK research and innovation infrastructure roadmap

UKRI is developing a research and innovation infrastructure roadmap.

16 January 2018
Sir John Kingman announced as chair of UK Research and Innovation

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced that current interim Chair of UKRI, Sir John Kingman, has been selected to take up the substantive role in April 2018

03 January 2018
New Year Honours for members of the UK research and innovation community

UK research councils and Innovate UK academics, researchers and staff have been honoured in the 2018 New Year Honours list

02 January 2018
Recruitment campaign for EPSRC Executive Chair launched

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched the recruitment campaign for the first Executive Chair of EPSRC.

18 December 2017
Preferred candidate chosen for the role of Executive Chair of the Medical Research Council

Professor Fiona Watt FRS has been selected as the government’s preferred candidate to be the Executive Chair of the Medical Research Council when it becomes a constituent part of UKRI in April 2018.

05 December 2017
Research council-backed projects to receive Queen's Anniversary Prize

Six projects supported by the UK's research councils will receive one of the most prestigious awards in higher education.

27 November 2017
UKRI CEO welcomes Industrial Strategy white paper

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation has welcomed the UK’s Industrial Strategy white paper which supports science, research and innovation in the UK. 

22 November 2017
"A budget that backs research and innovation": Walport

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation has welcomed the measures that support science, research and innovation in the UK announced by the Chancellor in the budget.

20 November 2017
Appointments to the Audit, Risk, Assurance and Performance Committee of UKRI

We are seeking up to seven independent members with a mix of specialist accounting skills

20 November 2017
UK Research and Innovation welcomes Government R&D commitment

The UK Government's commitment to work with industry to boost spending on R&D has been welcomed by the head of UK Research and Innovation

16 November 2017
Recruitment for Chair of UK Research and Innovation
31 October 2017
Research England Council membership announced

The Board of UK Research and Innovation has confirmed the first members of the Research England Council.