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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: 01793 444067 or 01793 444593.

The call will be dealt a member of the Research Councils and Innovate UK’s collective communications network, the News Planning Group.

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

Research Councils UK sign up to Responsible Research Metrics Declaration

The Research Councils want to encourage active discussion by the research community on this policy area and, where appropriate, set out good practice in the way that outputs of scientific research such as journal articles are evaluated by funding agencies and academic institutions.

February 7, 2018
Research Councils UK Doctoral Stipend Levels and Indicative Fees for 2018

Research Councils UK (RCUK) has announced doctoral stipend levels and indicative fees for 2018. The minimum stipend will increase in line with the GDP deflator and this remains the start-point for determining minimum stipend levels and this gives the national minimum doctoral stipend for 2018/19 as £14,777.

January 18, 2018
New Year Honours for members of the UK research and innovation community

Many congratulations to the various academics, researchers, innovators and staff involved with the UK Research Councils and Innovate UK who have been honoured in the 2018 New Year Honours list. Experts funded by the research councils were recognised with various awards across the full range of the sciences and the humanities.

January 3, 2018

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Publications and Resources

Research Councils UK produce a variety of publications and resources which provide resources for researchers and users of research; highlight the outcomes and impact of research; and set out policy and strategy. Publications are listed in chronological order, the first being the most recent. 

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Content Style Guide

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