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Antibodies derived from llamas have been shown to neutralise the SARS-CoV-2 virus in lab tests, UK researchers announced today.

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have built an intelligent mobile robot scientist capable of carrying out its own experiments, which has already discovered a new catalyst.

A new National Research Facility (NRF) which represents a £10 million investment over 5 years from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in lab-based X-ray Computed Tomography, is set to launch in November this year.

As part of the partnership, each year ten holders of EPSRC engineering grants will be given WES membership, providing them with an opportunity to enhance their understanding of equality and diversity in engineering and engage with EPSRC.

One in three UK adults see a key role for the use of robotics in tackling the COVID-19 crisis and future pandemics, according to the results of a public poll released as part of UK Robotics Week.

The latest guidance and information on the vital work of UKRI and our community in response to the crisis

EPSRC-supported researchers at the University of Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics are developing a rapid bedside test for diagnosing neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (nRDS) in premature babies.

The world is currently on track to fulfil scenarios on diverting atmospheric CO2 to underground reservoirs, according to a new EPSRC-supported study by Imperial College London.

Council members play a critical role in UKRI’s strategy development and governance, working with their Executive Chair to deliver their council's aims and objectives and to support UKRI's overall mission.

The Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub announced today, Thursday 4 June, will spearhead work to ensure that autonomous systems such as driverless cars and robots are trustworthy by default and can ultimately benefit society and industry.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is welcoming applications for membership of its Strategic Advisory Teams (SATs).

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries.

Robotics researchers are being invited to submit breakthrough solutions to aid the global response to current and future pandemics as part of UK Robotics Week 2020.

Cutting-edge X-ray technology has allowed University of Warwick scientists to look back through time at the production of the armour worn by the crew of Henry VIII's favoured warship, the Mary Rose.

Researchers from Protein Production UK, a collaborative project led by The Rosalind Franklin Institute, have isolated nanobodies - a type of antibody used in research, which bind to the ‘spike’ protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Researchers at Northumbria University have developed a new optical sensing technology which can light up areas of an object or material by creating microscopic wrinkles and folds within its surface.

Collaborate to Innovate 2020, a major awards campaign run by The Engineer magazine is now open for entries.

UKRI will shortly be inviting proposals for an ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries Network Plus Grant. The Network Plus will provide academic leadership across the sectors and organise networking activities such as workshops, events and communications, to build sustained engagement and collaboration

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has awarded contracts to run elements of the next national supercomputer, ARCHER2, which will represent a significant step forward in capability for the UK’s science community.

The Rosalind Franklin Institute has committed to developing a multi-million pound technology which enables a more accessible form of electron cryo-microscopy.

The next generation of research and innovation leaders will be supported through a major £179 million investment announced today Friday 6 March 2020.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of UK Research and Innovation, is proud to be celebrating the inaugural World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development during its Engineering Global Grand Challenge Retreat Workshop in London.

EPSRC is pleased to announce the recruitment of twelve members to the Science, Engineering and Technology Board (SETB).

As a step towards achieving the UK’s net-zero target, funding announced today will enable engineers, social scientists and natural scientists to conduct vital research on global energy challenges and their implications for the UK.

State-of-the-art supercomputing services announced today will boost UK researchers’ ability to make scientific breakthroughs, such as designing better batteries and improving drug design.

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