Gateway to Research – 2016 Research Outcomes data

The 2016 outcomes data submitted in Researchfish during the submission period (1 February – 10 March 2016) has now been published on Gateway to Research. The submission rate for researchers was 95% and for students it was 78% with over 346,000 new attributions made. RCUK would like to thank the research organisations, researchers and students […]

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UK-India research collaboration to understand the Indian monsoon

By Dr Monika Sharma, Newton Fund Delivery Programme Manager. One of the many unique things about India is its summer monsoon, a weather phenomenon which is one of the oldest, and much awaited patterns every year beginning June through September. Monsoon has a distinct place in the day–to-day lives of Indians, from Bollywood to the Indian […]

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Gate way to Research – Innovate UK Project Participant values

The most recent Gateway to Research system release publishes the breakdown of Innovate UK’s project participant values. This new information can be found on the Organisation tab of Innovate UK projects only. Two new columns are being displayed called, ‘Project Cost’ and ‘Grant Offer’. The values being published under these headings are defined as follows: […]

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Researchers can now create or connect their ORCID identifier in the Research Councils’ grants system (Je-S)

By Sarah Townsend, Research Funding Analyst, RCUK Executive Directorate. An ORCID identifier (ORCID iD) is a unique string of numbers (a digital identifier) that distinguishes you from every other researcher – when a name isn’t enough! Letting researchers create or connect their ORCID iD to our grants system is an important first step towards improving the flow […]

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On the Road to Chandigarh – RCUK India Impact event

By Dr Nafees Meah, Director RCUK India Chandigarh, the shared Capital of the States of Punjab and Haryana, is a place that’s unique.  That’s because, very unusually for India, it is a planned city.  It was planned by Le Corbusier, the father of modernism in architecture.  So instead of the hustle and bustle of people, […]

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Gateway to Research Individual Outcome Search functionality

It is now possible to search for individual outcome information within Gateway to Research via the main search field on the homepage. This will return a list of single outcome results on a page similar to the existing tabs i.e. Projects, Publications, People and Organisations. So when a keyword is entered into the search field, […]

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City of Nawabs or Hub of Hi Tech Science- RCUK India Impact event in Hyderabad

By Dr Monika Sharma, Newton Fund Delivery Programme Manager. Recently the RCUK India team landed in the city of Hyderabad, in Southern India, to showcase to the city the strong UK India research and innovations links. Hyderabad is home to 13 Universities, lots of research centres specialising in the field of biomedical sciences, biotechnology and […]

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Visit to Tagore’s Shantiniketan

By Geeny George Shaju, Communications and Programme Manager, RCUK India. Soon after the RCUK Impact event in Kolkata, I along with Dr Nafees Meah, Director RCUK India travelled to Visva-Bharati University, Shantiniketan to attend the final review meeting for an UK-India research project – Biomass and Concentrating Photovoltaic System for Rural and Urban Energy Bridge. […]

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RCUK India ‘Impact’ event in the City of Joy – Kolkata

By Geeny George Shaju, RCUK India Communications and Programme Manager. RCUK India hosted a series of research and innovation roadshows across several research intensive cities in India, one of them in Kolkata, West Bengal. Kolkata is one of the four metropolitan cities in India, and the only one that I had not visited, so I was […]

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RCUK India Roadshow: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

By Andrew Telford, Senior Programme Manager, RCUK India Being located in India’s bustling capital of Delhi is extremely useful for our day to day working. However, it also means that we tend to have fewer interactions with colleagues from further afield, something we are looking forward to addressing through a series of roadshows across India. It […]

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