Andrew Telford on joining RCUK India

By Andrew Telford, Senior Programme Manager, RCUK India.  This is my first (and rather belated) blog post for RCUK India, having joined the team in October last year. It’s been a busy couple of months for my wife and me, we were married just two weeks before moving over to Delhi, and I’m delighted to report that […]

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Updated Information in Gateway to Research (GtR)

GtR data from the Research Councils and Innovate UK source systems has been updated. Project information is now up to date as of data provided to 18 Sept 2014. MRC and STFC Research Outcomes data displayed on GtR from Research Fish is up to date as of data provided to 21 October 2014. AHRC, BBSRC, […]

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EU India Social Sciences and Humanities platform launched

By Dr Nafees Meah, Director RCUK India In a recent blog, I wrote about an EU India Social Sciences and Humanities Platform (EqUIP) that has been in gestation for a while.  I am now very pleased to say that the Platform was successfully launched at a high profile event in New Delhi on the 14th […]

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The US Research Landscape

By Stephen Elsby, Director of RCUK US Three years in, and I’m just about comfortable with the idea of sharing my perceptions of the US research funding landscape. That said, you never stop learning, so I present below a few thoughts with a hope that it will start a dialogue. The USA (both public and […]

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EU India social sciences and humanities platform soon to take off

By Dr Nafees Meah, Director RCUK India Over the past few years, UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) along with sister European funding agencies have been busy building up a strong portfolio of collaborative research.  For example, NORFACE (New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in […]

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Latest news on the RCUK Gateway to Research

Studentship information – Update The team has been working hard to get the student project information that we hold into the system as planned but we have since identified some important data protection issues that need resolution, along with some outstanding technical issues, to ensure faithful transfer of data to the RCUK Gateway to Research […]

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A remote ingredient spicing the new emerging India

By Dr Monika Sharma, Senior Programme Manager, RCUK India Until October 2011, when I was an enthusiastic researcher, all that attracted my attention was to publish research in high impact factor journals. Thereafter, to taste something different, I joined Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) where my major task was to disseminate information on various research funding opportunities […]

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