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.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today, launched the call for evidence for the 2014 review of the implementation of the RCUK policy on Open Access.
RCUK has today published the Report on the 2013 Survey of the Impact of the Funding Change for Researcher Development.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today published its Statement of Expectations for Research Fellowships and Future Research Leaders, which sets out common principles for the support of all Research Council-funded fellowships and future research leaders.
The consultation issued by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) at the end of April on Science and Research closes in a fortnight. RCUK will be responding to this welcome consultation and also encourages the research community to respond before the 4 July closing date.
The RCUK Delivery Plan 2015/16 is published today alongside delivery plans for the individual Research Councils.
UK researchers from a wide range of physical and life sciences are being asked to provide their views regarding the future development of the nation’s large scale research facilities.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) are always eager to motivate coming generations to choose a career in research and, with that in mind, have today published a further set of career case studies designed to inspire those who are considering research as an occupation.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today, announced that Professor Sir Bob Burgess will Chair the 2014 review of the implementation of the RCUK policy on Open Access.
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today published a briefing on Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave and Pay to provide clarity for researchers and their employers. This comprehensive briefing provides information relating to Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave and Pay.
Research Councils UK notes today, the publication of the booklet setting out the allocation of the science budget for 2015/16. We welcome the recognition that this gives to the contribution of research to the growth, prosperity and wellbeing of the UK.
Research Councils UK notes the Higher Education Research in an Independent Scotland report issued today by the Scottish Government.
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.
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