Archive | December, 2015

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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We’re now a member of ORCID

By Sarah Townsend, Senior Research Funding Analyst, Research Councils UK (RCUK) The Research Councils can today announce that we have become members of the Jisc UK ORCID consortium and our grants system will be ready to start capturing ORCID identifiers (ORCID iDs) early next year. This news is the culmination of several years of engagement […]

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What is the Connected Nation?

By John Baird, Lead for the RCUK Digital Economy Theme. With the stage set for Connected Nation: Thriving in the Digital Economy, a major cross-council event taking place at the British Library this Tuesday, 8 December, John Baird, Lead for the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Digital Economy Theme provides a background to the event, and […]

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