Here you can find news and press releases from RCUK.
Older press releases from RCUK can be found on the National Archive copy if this website.
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.
Research Councils UK, the Higher Education Funding Council for England and Universities UK have published a joint letter and analysis of responses received from HEIs following a request for input from the sector on working with European Union Structural and Investment (ESI) funding.
Professor Dave Delpy, Impact Champion of RCUK has commented on the latest International Comparative Performance of the UK Research Base – 2013 report commissioned by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today launched Gateway to Research - a new web-based portal that gives businesses access to the latest research supported across all the UK’s seven Research Councils and the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) in a single website.
UK research funders are celebrating a host of landmark achievements in public engagement, three years on from the launch of the Concordat for Engaging the Public with Research
Research Councils UK (RCUK) notes the report published today (21 November) by the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology on scientific infrastructure, which underpins the UK’s reputation for research excellence.
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 RCUK India are bringing together senior academics, research funders, policy makers and key government officials from both the countries.
The Rt Hon David Willetts MP, UK Minister for Science and Universities, announced £7 million of UK China research and innovation funding during his visit to China with the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Sir Andrew Witty’s review of universities and growth, Encouraging a British Invention Revolution, highlights the strength of the UK research base and the vital contribution that UK universities make. Working with the Department of Business, Innovation and skills, RCUK will consider his recommendations.
Prize winners of the National Science + Engineering Competition 2013 at the Big Bang Fair 2013 were treated to exclusive scientific trips provided by RCUK where they had an opportunity to meet with scientists and take part in exciting experiments.
RCUK welcomes the Mountbatten Memorial Lecture given by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts on 9 October, highlighting investments in the eight great technologies of the future that will help drive economic growth. RCUK has also published a number of timelines on the eight great technologies.
A lab-grown ‘beef’ burger produced from muscle stem cells, artificial liver cells using umbilical cord blood stem cells, and light-sensitive photoreceptors used to restore vision are just some of the ground-breaking discoveries in regenerative medicine of the last 50 years, showcased in the latest timeline, published today (9 September) by Research Councils UK.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today set out Common Terminology for the different approaches to funding postgraduate training taken by the seven Research Councils to provide clarity and consistency for postgraduate students and higher education institutions.
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