Celebrating Collaboration RCUK India plays a key role in enhancing the UK-India relationship in science and research.
In the last 5 years, RCUK, the Government of India and their partners have together invested £150 million in co-funded research programmes.
RCUK India has facilitated an impressive portfolio of:
Through these research programmes, RCUK India enables a strong, strategic and mutually beneficial partnership with India.
In November 2013, RCUK India celebrated 5 years of partnership with India, through a series of events and discussions. Three new publications, as well as a short film, were also launched at the events, these are:
Contact details for the RCUK India Team can be found here.
The UK Chancellor, George Osborne, has recently launched the Newton Fund, a £375 million initiative to promote economic development through science, research and innovation partnership with emerging economies. The fund will allow the UK to use its strengths in scientific research to promote economic development and welfare in emerging economies while building long-term relationships.
RCUK India successfully commemorated and celebrated its 5 successful years of research partnership with India, hosting a series of events in November 2013, in New Delhi.
To commemorate UK-India collaboration on research and innovation, the British High Commission, New Delhi is celebrating Research & Innovation Week from November 11-15. During the week, the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN), Department for International Development (DFID) South Asia Research Hub and the UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) in partnership with Research Councils UK (RCUK) India are bringing together senior academics, research funders, policy makers and key government officials from both the countries.
A new report published today (7 August) looks at the ways in which collaborative research, funded in partnership with Research Councils UK (RCUK) India, can be used by business to make a vital contribution to the economic and social wellbeing of both the UK and India.
The UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), in partnership with the Unbox festival, the British Council and the UK’s Science and Innovation Network, has announced additional funding to further develop creative entrepreneurship between the UK and India.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) and India’s Department of Science and Technology have brought together top researchers from India and the UK for a workshop in New Delhi to discuss cyber security, a pressing transnational issue demanding global cooperation.
A new UK-India PhD Partnering Initiative in the Social Sciences has been launched with funding from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).
The value of joint research facilitated by Research Councils UK (RCUK) India since 2008 has topped £100 million, as was highlighted during the meeting of the UK and Indian Prime Ministers, David Cameron and Manmohan Singh, in India this week.
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