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  • Chancellor announces two new UK-China research partnerships
    During a visit to China, the Chancellor George Osborne today (17 January) announced two new UK Research Councils partnerships with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Joint funding with the Research Councils UK Energy Programme, led by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for research projects into smart energy grids and with the Medical Research Council (MRC) to help the development of collaborative links between stem cell scientists in the UK and China.
    17 Jan 2012

  • RCUK Cutting Edge 2012 event series granted Inspire mark by London 2012 Inspire programme
    The Research Councils UK (RCUK) Cutting Edge 2012: The Research Behind Sport event series has been granted the Inspire mark by the London 2012 Inspire programme. The London 2012 Inspire programme recognises innovative and exceptional projects that are directly inspired by the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
    12 Jan 2012

  • RCUK Impact Report 2011 highlights how the Research Councils are maximising the impact of UK research
    Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today (4 January) published the RCUK Impact Report 2011 which complements the impact reports prepared by the individual Research Councils for the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.
    4 Jan 2012

  • 2011: A year with RCUK
    Over the last year, the Research Councils have invested in new schemes, partnerships, people and facilities to increase the impact of UK research. 2011: A year with RCUK is a celebration of just some of the impressive activities the Research Councils have led and supported
    4 Jan 2012