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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Claudine Anderson, Policy Manager, Public Engagement with Research, RCUK Strategy Unit. The world of research is amazing – new developments are leading to exciting discoveries, changing the way we live and our understanding of our environment. At Research Councils UK, the partnership of the UK’s 7 research councils, we invest in only the most […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Claudine Anderson, Policy Manager, Public Engagement with Research, RCUK Strategy Unit. Last week the winner of Engage 2014 was announced to celebrate achievements in public engagement with research across the UK. The competition, organised by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement and funded by RCUK, the UK Higher Education Funding Councils and the […]
The latest updates made to Gateway to Research (GtR) include classification information from the RCUK Research Classification System and the Health Research Classification System (HRCS). You will notice that we have now included the Technology Strategy Board Logo on our Home Page. Clicking on the TSB or RCUK logo will take you the Home Page […]
By Claudine Anderson, Policy Manager, Public Engagement with Research, RCUK Strategy Unit. Giving a young person a taste of a real work environment can be a powerful experience. It can open their eyes to careers which they may not have previously considered or develop their interest for a particular career into a real and serious […]
By Geeny George Shaju, Communications Manager RCUK India. It’s interesting to note how workshops bring together the best minds; minds that are passionate about their work and want to share their expertise and knowledge. And there is no mind without a brain. On this occasion it was the Aetiology and life course of substance abuse […]
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