By Dr Nafees Meah, Director, RCUK India To mark the 5th anniversary of the establishment of Research Councils UK (RCUK) in India we hosted a GREAT week celebrating the UK-India collaboration on research and innovation bringing together over 200 senior academics, research funders, policy makers and key government officials from both countries to deliver a high-impact […]
By Aja Marriott, GtR Communications Officer. It’s been a while since we have blogged as we have been extremely busy making improvements to GtR in time for the official launch which we can now announce will take place at the House of Commons on the 4th December. The Minister for Universities and Science the Rt […]
By Geeny George Shaju, Communications Manager RCUK India As RCUK India turns five this November and is gearing up for celebrating its anniversary, it can’t get any bigger or better with the whole of India ready for celebrations as well! Why? It’s Diwali – The festival of lights. The run up to every celebration is […]
By Dr Nafees Meah, Director, RCUK India We, at Research Councils UK India, have a very clear goal and that is to be India’s partner of choice in research by developing a sustainable, strategic partnership of high quality research focussed on jointly agreed priorities. In November 2013, RCUK India will celebrate 5 years of strong partnership […]
By Phillippa Nightingale, prize winner of the National Science + Engineering Competition 2013 My journey started when I won my prize at the National Science + Engineering competition in March of this year. I was presented with my prize for the RCUK Best Use of Research award by Professor David Delpy, Chief Executive EPSRC. My first […]
By Alexia Hereford, International Policy Manager, RCUK International RCUK works hard to identify flexible mechanisms to support collaborative international research. Last year we renewed our Lead Agency agreement with the State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in Brazil, and earlier this year our International Champion, Professor Paul Boyle, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with […]
By Stephen Elsby, Director of RCUK US This is a good news story. It begins with a fundamental challenge for research funders and ends with a significant new opportunity for UK and US researchers. Let’s start with the vital role that government funding plays in supporting high quality research. Investment through the UK research councils […]
By Dr Nafees Meah, Director, RCUK India Over the last five years, RCUK India has developed a major collaborative research partnership with India involving all seven of the UK’s Research Councils and covering some of the biggest challenges facing the world. Our joint research covers: energy security; food and agriculture; and climate change, as well […]
By Professor Paul Boyle, President, Science Europe, International Champion, Research Councils UK. Chief Executive, Economic and Social Research Council. Today sees the launch of a new report comparing researcher collaboration and mobility within Europe and the United States. The analysis is produced by Elsevier, at the request of Science Europe, and provides a valuable benchmarking exercise. It is […]
By Shalini Singh, Administrative Officer at RCUK India I boarded the plane on 26th June knowing that the highpoint of my trip to the UK would be to view Great Britain from greater heights; bigger and better than the London Eye could offer. It was a chance to venture out aboard the Natural Environment Research […]
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