FameLab - the search for the next science superstar
FameLab, the national competition to uncover the next science celebrity is being launched today in London.
10 Mar 2011
Research Councils UK response to the Pre-Budget Report
View RCUK's response to the Pre-Budget Report
22 Dec 2005
Nominations for Research Organisation Consultation Group
The Research Councils are seeking nominations for membership of the Research Organisation Consultation Group (ROCG). Details can be found at http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/je-s/
22 Dec 2005
RCUK releases plan for large scale science facilities
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today released its Large Facilities Roadmap. The document outlines a "snapshot" of the UK science community’s anticipated need for large facilities and will help RCUK and the Office of Science and Technology to plan and prioritise the funding of the large-scale projects needed to maintain access for UK researchers to cutting-edge facilities
19 Dec 2005
Professor Ian Diamond re-elected as Chair of the RCUK Executive Group
Professor Ian Diamond, chief executive of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), has this week been re-elected as chair of Research Councils UK (RCUK) Executive Group.
16 Dec 2005
Workshop for Energy Research - a Public Engagement Project
Research Councils UK are holding a two day workshop with invited stakeholders on the 12 - 13 December 2005 to explore what the Research Councils should be aiming to achieve from a programme of public engagement on energy research
9 Dec 2005
Getting a grasp on nanoparticles - Research Councils UK perspective
A new Government report on the potential risks posed by nanotechnology and the controls that may be needed has been welcomed by the UK Research Councils. The report, Characterising the risks posed by engineered nanoparticles, has been published today.
30 Nov 2005
Research goes local to improve services
A joint initiative between the Research Councils and a number of local government organisations has highlighted the benefits of linkage between academic researchers and local policy makers.
8 Nov 2005
Proposal Writing for the Last FP6 Marie Curie Fellowship Deadlines
The UK Research Office - in its capacity as UK National Contact Point for the Marie Curie Actions - and in partnership with the Universities of Manchester, Newcastle, Cardiff, Strathclyde and Reading - is holding proposal writing sessions for UK-based applicants for Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships, Incoming International Fellowships, Outgoing International Fellowships, Excellence Teams, Excellence Chairs and Transfer of Knowledge actions.
26 Oct 2005
Launch of the Research Councils Business Plan Competition (2005/06)
The search is on for "would be" entrepreneurs who want to turn their research ideas into a successful business that everyone can benefit from. The Research Councils Business Plan Competition (2005/06) is launched today (10/10/2005).
10 Oct 2005
Research Councils UK moves forward with position on access to research outputs
Update on Research Councils' position on access to research outputs.
21 Sep 2005
Oxford student wins science and society competition
Press Release: Oxford student wins science and society competition
14 Sep 2005
Ethics debate at the BA Festival of Science
Press Release: Ethics debate at the BA Festival of Science
2 Sep 2005
Collection of First Destination Data for Research Council Students
Information about the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DHLE) survey
22 Jul 2005
RCUK announces changes to studentship eligibility rules affecting EU nationals
Letter detailing the change to the Research Councils’ policy on residence eligibility criteria for student maintenance awards relating to EU nationals and their children.
22 Jul 2005
RCUK Announces Proposed Position on Access to Research Outputs
Press Release: RCUK Announces Proposed Position on Access to Research Outputs
28 Jun 2005
The work of Research Councils UK
Response to the scrutiny report for Research Councils UK
23 Jun 2005
Research Councils publish Delivery Plans
Press Release: Research Councils publish Delivery Plans
26 May 2005
RCUK Consultation on access to and dissemination of the outputs of research
Statement about the progress of the access to and dissemination of the outputs of research document.
19 Apr 2005
Two new RCUK business units
Announcement of the Science in Society and the Research Careers & Diversity units.
4 Apr 2005
AHRB becomes a Research Council
Statement detailing AHRB's change to AHRC
1 Apr 2005
Large Science Facilities
Research Councils statement regarding Large Science Facilities in the UK
23 Mar 2005
Evaluation: Practical Guidelines
Official RCUK publication offering guidance for those wishing to engage with the public about science and research.
23 Mar 2005
Slicing up the science cake - the Research Councils respond
Press Release: Slicing up the science cake - the Research Councils respond
7 Mar 2005
Research Councils statement regarding tuition fees for postgraduate award holders.
25 Feb 2005
Announcement of revised summary of requirements for FEC proposals
Update from the previous announcement on 19 November 2004.
14 Feb 2005
Research Councils UK response to Office of Science and Technology announcement on Full Economic Cost funding of research
Press Release: Research Councils UK response to Office of Science and Technology announcement on Full Economic Cost funding of research
6 Jan 2005