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Science says goodbye to the original kilogram

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 May 2019

The metal block that represents the global standard of the kilogram has been replaced after 130 yea…

ERC appoints nanoscientist as president

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 May 2019

The European Commission has appointed nanoscientist Professor Mauro Ferrari as the European Researc…

House of Lords calls for urgent forensics revamp

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 May 2019

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has called for urgent reforms to forensic scien…

National Technician Development Centre turns one

Evoluted New Media | Added: 13 Feb 2019

The National Technician Development Centre is celebrating a year since its official opening.

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75 new doctoral training centres

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Feb 2019

The government has announced 75 new centres for doctoral training in key scientific areas of the fu…

Foundation for stable science with SI redefinition

Evoluted New Media | Added: 15 Nov 2018

Measurement scientists from around the world have voted to redefine the International System of Mea…

EPSRC announces over £5m for equality and diversity

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Sep 2018

Eleven projects have been launched at universities across the UK to improve equality, diversity and…

Changes to non-EU visa regulations good for science

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Jun 2018

The campaign for science and engineering has welcomed the announcement that doctors and nurses will…

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. !-…