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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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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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