Archive | September, 2013

Things just got even better

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 […]

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Enhancing collaboration between research and industry: Lessons from UK-India collaboration

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 […]

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New report benchmarks European collaboration and mobility against US

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 […]

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