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19 April 2018
New patch points to bloodless diabetes monitoring
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18 April 2018
UKRI and India: A decade of partnership grows to over £300 million

Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK today ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting showcases the strong, strategic UK-India partnership in research and innovation. A suite of new joint awards and initiatives was announced that show how collaborative UK and India efforts are driving shared prosperity.

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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

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16 April 2018
Engineering a plastic-eating enzyme
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16 April 2018
Research England to invest £2bn into universities in 2018-19
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11 April 2018
Researchers to investigate screening for prostate cancer using MRI
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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).

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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.

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10 April 2018
Revolutionary camera captures images of space in unprecedented detail
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09 April 2018
Newton funding for agri-tech innovation with benefits for UK and China
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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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16 March 2018
JASMIN4: A crucial upgrade for environmental science
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16 March 2018
Drone rises to the challenge
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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.

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09 March 2018
The broadcasters of the future - New Generation Thinkers 2018
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09 March 2018
UK researchers take a very cool step towards a gamma-ray laser
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