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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Gateway to Research Pop-up survey

A new pop-up survey has been introduced into the Gateway to Research system. The main aim of the survey is to capture general information about the users of the portal to help us ensure it meets their needs. The survey will ask a small number of questions, such as which sector the user works in and […]

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Gateway to Research (GtR) – Studentship information

We are pleased to announce that Studentship information is finally being published on RCUK Gateway to Research. This comprises of data from AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, MRC, NC3Rs, NERC and STFC. In keeping with the communication that was sent out to Research Organisations in September 2015, the data being published is restricted to Training grants and […]

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Living with Air Pollution in a Chinese Megacity

By Cerian Foulkes, Communications and Programme Manager, RCUK China. AQI, PM2.5, 3M N93. For Beijing residents, these are the everyday terms we use to navigate the smog that engulfs our city. Early last week, as Beijing’s pollution reached ‘Beyond Index’ levels not seen since early 2013, daily chatter moved away from Christmas holiday plans to comparing […]

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