Foreign Secretary commends UK-India research partnership
The UK Foreign Secretary William Hague met with his Indian counterpart, Salman Khurshid, in New Delhi last week (8 November 2013) and made a statement about the UK building a stronger relationship with India.
19 Nov 2012
BBSRC-DBT joint call for proposals Farmed Animal Disease and Health (FADH)
RCUK India and Science and Innovation Network sponsored a successful joint BBSRC-DBT workshop held in February 2012 in New Delhi. UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and India’s Department of Biotechnology jointly invite proposals for collaborative research projects for control measures and technologies to combat infectious diseases and improve health of farmed animals.
31 Oct 2012
Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme (CRISP)
Entering its second year the Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme (CRISP) is open for the academic year 2013.
24 Oct 2012
Showcasing UK-India research: from old friendships to new research partnerships
The UK and India’s rich and varied shared past has left a legacy of deep and common bonds – historical, social, economic and cultural. These bonds were explored and renewed at a showcase event held at the residence of British High Commissioner to India Sir James Bevan, on Tuesday 25th September 2012.
25 Sep 2012
BBSRC-DBT preannouncement call for proposals for Farmed animal diseases and health (FAHD)
After a successful joint workshop held in February 2012 in New Delhi, the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) will announce a joint call for research proposals in late autumn 2012
7 Sep 2012
£30 million for biomedical engineering research: EPSRC-Wellcome Trust
A £30 million partnership between the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Wellcome Trust are looking to fund biomedical engineering research and development projects addressing major challenges in health
7 Sep 2012
RCUK-DST invite proposals in Smart Energy Grids and Energy Storage Technologies
Following a successful UK-India workshop held in June 2012, RCUK Energy Programme and India’s Department of Science and Technology jointly invite proposals for consortia research projects focussing on Smart Energy Grids and Energy Storage.
22 Aug 2012
First Indian-European Social Sciences Research Networking projects launched
The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR, India) in association with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK), the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, France), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, Germany), and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO, The Netherlands) have launched the first set of projects for networking and social science research cooperation between researchers in India and the four European countries.
9 Aug 2012
RCUK Welcomes NESTA Report on Research Innovation in India
Research Councils UK (RCUK) welcomes a new report from NESTA, Our Frugal Future: Lessons from India’s Innovation System, which explores the policies, institutions and industries that are driving research and innovation in India.
18 Jul 2012
ICSSR - ESRC - UKIERI PhD Partnering Initiative
The UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) and Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) are pleased to invite applications for the PhD Partnering Initiative.
16 Jul 2012
BBSRC-DBT call for proposals in Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuels
Following a successful joint workshop on bioenergy, held in New Delhi in October 2011, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK and India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) jointly invite proposals under the Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuels initiative.
9 Jul 2012
EPSRC and DST announce call for proposals in Advanced Manufacturing
Following a successful joint workshop on advanced manufacturing, held in New Delhi in January 2012, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK and India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) jointly invite proposals under the Advanced Manufacturing initiative.
2 Jul 2012
BBSRC announces 5 new India Partnering Awards
The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK has announced five new UK-India awards under the BBSRC India Partnering Awards Scheme, which aims to specifically support UK-India investigator-led collaborative activity.
14 Jun 2012
Largest India-UK ICT research collaboration attracts over £10 million in funding
A £10 million boost for the largest India-UK ICT research collaboration, which employs 200 scientists in both countries, will be announced today by the UK’s Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts, during a meeting with Indian Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in London.
18 Apr 2012
DBT-BBSRC Pre-announcement of joint bilateral call for proposals in bioenergy research
Following a successful joint bioenergy workshop, held in New Delhi in October 2011, BBSRC and DBT are pleased to announce that a joint call for proposals is anticipated during April 2012 with an anticipated closing date in July 2012.
28 Feb 2012
2011: A year with RCUK
Over the last year, the Research Councils have invested in new schemes, partnerships, people and facilities to increase the impact of UK research. 2011: A year with RCUK is a celebration of just some of the impressive activities the Research Councils have led and supported
4 Jan 2012