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Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills

The Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) brings together functions from the former Department of Trade and Industry, including responsibilities for science and innovation, with further and higher education and skills, previously part of the Department for Education and Skills.

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New Chief Executive for the Medical Research Council

Rt Hon John Denham MPSecretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, John Denham, today announced the appointment of Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, FRCP FRCPath FMedSci, as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the Medical Research Council (MRC).

See press release for further details.

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