Here you can find news and press releases from RCUK.
Previous years press releases are availble below:
Older press releases pre-2012 can be found on the National Archive copy if this website.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has today published the findings of the Triennial Review of the Research Councils. The review, which examined the form, function and governance of the UK’s seven Research Councils, has recognised that we are working from a position of strength.
RCUK today welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of the Newton Fund, a new initiative intended to strengthen research and innovation partnerships between the UK and nations classed by the Government as Emerging Powers.
Research Councils UK will be cooperating with the Royal Society, British Academy and Royal Academy of Engineering, the Designated Competent Bodies, to pilot a streamlined endorsement process in order to make it easier for outstanding international researchers who have been awarded Research Councils funded fellowships to obtain a Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa.
The Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities & Science has announced in his speech today, at Jodrell Bank, that RCUK has published grant success rates by age and gender for the last 3 years.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today (3 March) published the RCUK Training Grant Guide to provide clarity and consistency for Research Organisations (ROs) who receive Research Council Training Grants.
The UK Research Office (UKRO) will mark 30 years of effective UK engagement in EU research at a high-level reception event in Brussels today. UKRO is the European office of the UK Research Councils and during the last three decades UKRO has worked closely with them to support engagement in EU activities.
Research Councils UK notes the allocations of the science budget for 2015/16 and welcomes the recognition that this gives to the contribution of research to the growth, prosperity and wellbeing of the UK.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) welcomes the report published today by the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology on Women in Scientific Careers.
A new report celebrating the UK Research Council’s comprehensive range of collaborations with partners across Europe over the past 30 years has been published today to mark the launch of Horizon 2020.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has announced doctoral stipend levels and indicative fees for 2014.
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