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‘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…

EU urges science publishers to adapt to open access

Evoluted New Media | Added: 2 Nov 2015

European research commissioner Carlos Moedas has urged journal publishing companies to reshape thei…

Fall in animal testing procedures

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 Oct 2015

2014 statistics from the Home Office have shown a 6% decrease in animal testing procedures complete…

EP vote for extensive animal cloning ban

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Sep 2015

The European Parliament (EP) has voted to ban cloning of all farm animals.!--more--

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Greek academics cut off from publishers

Evoluted New Media | Added: 3 Jul 2015

By failing to maintain payments, Greek universities and research institutes will no longer have acc…

‘Stop Vivisection’ appeal rejected

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Jun 2015

After the ‘Stop Vivisection’ public hearing at the European Parliament, the Commission – responsibl…

‘Stop Vivisection’ petition awaits reply

Evoluted New Media | Added: 2 Jun 2015

After the ‘Stop Vivisection’ public hearing at the European Parliament, the Commission – responsibl…

European Parliament to form science advice panel

Evoluted New Media | Added: 28 May 2015

After the abolition of the chief scientific adviser’s position last year, the European Commission –…

Vote for science policies

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 Apr 2015

Ahead of the General Election, science spokespeople from the six major political parties in the UK …

Budget 2015 - what it means for science

Evoluted New Media | Added: 19 Mar 2015

In this year’s budget, Chancellor George Osborne pledged over £240 million of extra money for scien…

“Future economic success depends on future scientific success”

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Mar 2015

This year’s budget – the last of the current government – has seen Chancellor George Osborne announ…