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The latest updates from UK Research and Innovation can be found below. 

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08 December 2017
Super-powerful microscope facility in £7 million funding boost for materials research
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07 December 2017
Future electric vehicle batteries: long-lasting, cleaner, better
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06 December 2017
£12.5 million investment creates a National Biofilms Innovation Centre for both business and research
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05 December 2017
Research council-backed projects to receive Queen's Anniversary Prize

Six projects supported by the UK's research councils will receive one of the most prestigious awards in higher education.

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01 December 2017
Reading improves teenagers' vocab, whatever their background, say researchers
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30 November 2017
£5 million UK Hardware Security Institute launched
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29 November 2017
New technique 'Trim-Away' targets and rapidly destroys proteins in cells
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28 November 2017
Call opens to host creative industries policy and evidence centre
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27 November 2017
UKRI CEO welcomes Industrial Strategy white paper

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation has welcomed the UK’s Industrial Strategy white paper which supports science, research and innovation in the UK. 

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24 November 2017
Tackling antibiotic resistance: researchers slash survey costs with satellites
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23 November 2017
Lightest black hole merger detected
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22 November 2017
"A budget that backs research and innovation": Walport

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation has welcomed the measures that support science, research and innovation in the UK announced by the Chancellor in the budget.

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22 November 2017
Government announces that 2018 will be the Year of Engineering
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20 November 2017
UK Research and Innovation welcomes Government R&D commitment

The UK Government's commitment to work with industry to boost spending on R&D has been welcomed by the head of UK Research and Innovation

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20 November 2017
Appointments to the Audit, Risk, Assurance and Performance Committee of UKRI

We are seeking up to seven independent members with a mix of specialist accounting skills

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16 November 2017
Recruitment for Chair of UK Research and Innovation
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14 November 2017
Dr Ruth McKernan announces she will leave her post at Innovate UK
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31 October 2017
Research England Council membership announced

The Board of UK Research and Innovation has confirmed the first members of the Research England Council. 

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26 October 2017
Science Minister appoints new ESRC Executive Chair Designate and announces UKRI Innovation Champion
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24 October 2017
Professor Philip Nelson to serve as EPSRC Executive Chair for six months

Professor Philip Nelson will serve as the Executive Chair of EPSRC when it becomes part of UK Research and Innovation

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