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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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12 January 2018
New chicken immune cell increases susceptibility to Marek's disease
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11 January 2018
Weighing massive stars in nearby galaxy reveals excess of heavyweights
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04 January 2018
Smart energy start-up secures £5.5 million investment
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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

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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.

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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.

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18 December 2017
The challenge of creating a UK vehicle battery industry

Regulation on the emissions from internal combustion engines, actual and planned market disruption from Tesla (and Dyson, Google and others) and technological advances in electric powertrains and batteries are driving a surge of demand for electric vehicles (EVs).

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15 December 2017
Gene experts set to tackle pest control
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14 December 2017
Air pollution linked to birth weight
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13 December 2017
UK team develop laser to iron-out imperfections in metal
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11 December 2017
UK bioprocessing firm acquired by GE Healthcare
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