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UKRI launches consultation on Open Access policy

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has today launched a consultation as part of its Open Access Review. The consultation will inform the development of a new open access policy, aimed at ensuring that the published outputs of research are widely and freely accessible to all.

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Early detection of pancreatic cancer sandpit innovation workshop

For the first time, Pancreatic Cancer UK, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and EPSRC are joining together for the fifth Early Detection Sandpit Innovation Workshop taking place from 7 - 10 June 2020 in Bristol, focusing on novel technological approaches for the early detection of pancreatic cancer.

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EPSRC to launch pilot call for transformative research projects

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will launch a pilot call for transformative research projects, to trial streamlined application process. The New Horizons activity forms part of the EPSRC Delivery Plan objectives under Research Excellence.

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The flexibility to change

EPSRC’s strong relationships with researchers, and flexible funding approach, meant that it could respond quickly to support the fast-developing research area of Mathematical Biology.

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New appointment to EPSRC Council

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has appointed a new member to the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) Council – Dr Joe de Sousa, – Dr Joe de Sousa, Pharmaceutical Technology & Development, AstraZeneca UK Ltd.

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call: Expression of interest

Call for proposals for Enabling Research in Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invites proposals for projects to establish academic‑led research that addresses widely understood problems in relation to plastic packaging, whose solutions are unknown today, but which if solved will unlock existing barriers to fundamental systems change, and make an important contribution to achieving the objectives of the SSPP Challenge.

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call: Invitation for proposals

Innovation and Knowledge Centres: Follow-on Funding

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EPSRC appoints Director of Research Computing

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has appointed Professor Mark Parsons as Director of Research Computing.

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call: Invitation for proposals

Circular Economy Centres - full proposals

A call for full proposals for up to five Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centres is open. Applications will only be accepted from those who were successful at the outline stage and have been invited to submit a full proposal. Centres must conduct interdisciplinary research (from across the remit of UK Research & Innovation Councils) that accelerates understanding and solutions to enable circularity of a resource flow (materials, material systems, products and/or services), including consideration of (multi-) sector contexts.

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Major funding boost for mathematical sciences

As part of a package of announcements today, the Government has announced additional funding for mathematical sciences.

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Pathways to Impact: Impact core to the UK Research and Innovation application process

As part of a package of announcements today, UK Research and Innovation has announced changes to our requirements on ‘Pathways to Impact’.

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Global Talent Visa: new visa scheme for international researchers to be led by UK Research and Innovation

As part of a package of announcements today, the government has announced changes to Tier 1 Visas for researchers.

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call: Expression of interest

EPSRC Review of Support for Doctoral Education – Workshops

EPSRC is hosting 4 events to support its review of doctoral education. The events are part of EPSRC’s community engagement to collect evidence to support the review of doctoral education.

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Minister opens UK's largest testbed for sustainable draining systems in Newcastle

Chris Skidmore, Minister of State for Universities, Science Research and Innovation, has officially opened the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) National Green Facility, at Newcastle University which allows engineers to test the performance of new technologies that can slow the flow of water in the event of extreme rainfall and reduce the risk of flooding in cities.

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UK Manufacturing Symbiosis NetworkPlus Call for Sectoral-Specific Studies

The EPSRC Funded UK Manufacturing Symbiosis NetworkPlus is pleased to announce their first Funding Call, with an application deadline of 27 February 2020.

 
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