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New centre takes on shortage of technical skills

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Feb 2018

A new National centre aiming to tackle the shortage of specialist technical skills in the Higher Ed…

Henry Royce Institute promises collaborative approach

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Jan 2018

Construction work has begun on the Manchester hub for the Henry Royce National Institute, the natio…

Industrial partnerships vital to delivery of Life Science Strategy

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Dec 2017

The government expands on Life Sciences Industrial Strategy.

UK institution awarded for gender equality

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Dec 2017

The John Innes Centre has become the first research institution in the UK to achieve an award for c…

Google boss’ big vision for joined-up science

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Oct 2017

The CEO of Alphabet Inc – the parent company of Google – has announced a new post-doctoral fellowsh…

Government outlines future scientific relationships after Brexit

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Sep 2017

The government has released a paper outlining its future plans for continued scientific collaborati…

Life science industry sets out government wish-list

Evoluted New Media | Added: 30 Aug 2017

The findings of the industry-led Life Sciences Industrial Strategy are set to be published later to…

Multimillion boon for UK’s battery technology sector

Evoluted New Media | Added: 24 Jul 2017

Today the government has announced an investment of £246m to boost research and development in batt…

Multimillion fund to boost science recruitment

Evoluted New Media | Added: 5 Jul 2017

The government is to invest £100m into recruiting skilled scientists from around the world.

Is a hung parliament good for science?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Jun 2017

With a lot to lose from Brexit, the moderating force of a hung parliament could be good for science…

‘Borderless’ working essential for UK’s researchers

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Jun 2017

Having the freedom to move internationally and collaborate in other countries is crucial for resear…

Boost for graduates seeking upskilling

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 May 2017

The Science Council is offering new resources to help science students on their placement years. !-…

New drive to understand mental health

Evoluted New Media | Added: 27 Apr 2017

The Medical Research Council has launched a mental health strategy to drive forward science in the …

Minister moves to calm science community’s fears

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Jul 2016

Scientists have been reassured by the Minister for Universities and Science that they will not be a…

Nature to allow shareable articles

Evoluted New Media | Added: 23 Mar 2016

Springer Nature is to increase ease of access to its journals by allowing authors and subscribers t…

National centre for university technicians opened

Evoluted New Media | Added: 29 Feb 2016

The first centre for university technicians has been launched by the University of Sheffield.

Carbon and sugar tax could ‘significantly’ improve population health

Evoluted New Media | Added: 16 Feb 2016

Health benefits could be achieved by both a carbon and sugar tax on food and drink in the UK, accor…

Scientific passport required by Royal Society next year

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Dec 2015

From 2016, all papers submitted to the Royal Society will be required to have an identification cod…

2015 Spending Review

Evoluted New Media | Added: 25 Nov 2015

In the Government’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement, Chancellor George Osborne has committed t…

Proposal on national GMO bans rejected

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Nov 2015

In a plenary session on 28 October, Members of the European Parliament (MEP) rejected a draft law w…