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Any press enquiries that relate to any cross-Council policies or initiatives are usually dealt with by the RCUK press office. Here you can find press releases from RCUK.

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For further information please contact:

Simon Wesson
Media Campaigns Officer
Email: Simon.Wesson@rcuk.ac.uk
Telephone: 01793 414067
Twitter: @SimonWessonPR

The seven Research Councils also have their own press offices, which deal with any specific enquiries relating to their work. Contact details are available on their websites as follows:

Latest updates

Business Secretary announces Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund investments

The Government is investing £1bn in cutting-edge technologies to create jobs and raise living standards, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced today. The funding from the flagship Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) will be spent across six key areas over the next four years.

21 April 2017
Second GCRF Collective Fund call will be launched in late summer 2017

Research Councils UK are pleased to announce that a second GCRF Collective Fund call will be launched in late summer 2017. This call will establish a cohort of large-scale Global Challenges Interdisciplinary Research Hubs, which will be expected to deliver integrated and innovative international research programmes.

21 April 2017
Non-UK EU doctoral students applying for courses in 2018/19 remain eligible for RCUK support

Research Councils UK welcomes the announcement by Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson which confirms that non-UK EU doctoral students applying for courses beginning in the academic year 2018/19 remain eligible for RCUK support.

21 April 2017

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