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06 June 2018
New Higgs Centre for Innovation opens as unique home for Space-based start-ups
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06 June 2018
UK Institute to harness disruptive technology to transform drug discovery

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced funding for a series of ambitious technology projects that will transform the way medicines are discovered.

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06 June 2018
Artificial Intelligence, Centres for Doctoral Training – results of outline call

This investment represents an exciting opportunity for highly multidisciplinary doctoral research training in an area of key importance to the UK.

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05 June 2018
UK government commits over £30 million of funding to tackle antimicrobial resistance
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31 May 2018
Strength in Places Fund call open

UK Research and Innovation’s Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) is an ambitious scheme that will help areas of lower economic activity benefit from the world-class research and innovation capability spread across the UK.

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25 May 2018
Marine biotechnologies firm wins £3.8 million investment
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24 May 2018
BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2018 Awards
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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.

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17 May 2018
STFC's Daresbury Lab to test next generation of cancer treatment
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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.

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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.

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14 May 2018
How aspirin may block bowel tumour formation
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14 May 2018
UK scientists return to the Arctic Ocean to measure climate change threat to marine life
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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.

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09 May 2018
Mouse study identifies new target for human accelerated ageing syndrome
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03 May 2018
Research projects to build trust, privacy and security in use of personal data and digital technologies
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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.

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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.

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02 May 2018
Smart cities and sustainability
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24 April 2018
New treatment may improve speech after stroke
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