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08 March 2018
Women in Innovation: new support announced
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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.

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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.

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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.

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22 February 2018
Probe speeds detection of deep lung infections in patients
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21 February 2018
Sweet route to greater yields
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14 February 2018
Old antibiotic compounds could become tomorrow's life-saving drugs
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13 February 2018
UK laser experiment mimics black hole environment
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13 February 2018
£30 million investment in revolutionary V2G technologies
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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

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12 February 2018
Bacteria block transmission of Zika and dengue viruses
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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.

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02 February 2018
Air quality research supersites set for Manchester, Birmingham and London
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26 January 2018
Improved healthcare for all: pioneering projects get funding
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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

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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

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19 January 2018
Mapping the future of European astroparticle physics research
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18 January 2018
A biological solution to carbon capture and recycling?
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17 January 2018
First 'cell map' of 20,000 cells in mammalian embryo
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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

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