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Over 1000 pieces of evidence received to support the EPSRC review of research areas

New members wanted to advise Global Challenges Research Fund.

Researchers can now create or connect their ORCID identifier in the Research Councils' grants system (Je-S)

This year the Research Councils are supporting five events at The Times Cheltenham Science Festival 2016, and there are plenty of other events and talks that will be "fascinating", as Spock would say.

16 projects are to receive a share of £17 million to bring innovative, challenge-led biotechnology concepts to market.

Cambridge researchers receive Fellowship to create a design toolkit for biomedical scaffolds.

Minister for Universities and Science Jo Johnson today announced the reappointment of Dr Paul Golby as Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Two new optical devices could reduce the need to take tissue samples during medical examinations.

Researchers have built a nano-engine that could form the basis for future applications in nano-robotics, including robots small enough to enter living cells.

Sixteen HEIs and over 40 partners to be involved in seven new projects aiming to improve complex formulation processes used in manufacturing

Phase one of the Urban Living Partnership, a joint investment by the seven UK Research Councils and Innovate UK begins

We need trading technologies to turn data assets into growth, prosperity and jobs

EPSRC is seeking applications from industrialists, academics and individuals working in the third sector and government organisations to join Strategic Advisory Teams (SATs), across the range of EPSRC's Themes.

The Government has published a White Paper that includes proposals on the future of the Research Councils.

A collaboration between NASA and the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics is preparing a human-sized robot for missions to Mars.

A new £20 million centre that will allow experts to test the entire energy system in real time has been announced.

University of Birmingham researchers develop sensors that could save on road-gritting and help councils be ready for winter.

EPSRC's Delivery Plan is published in response to the government's allocation for research investment following the 2015 Spending Review.

UK Research and Innovation has today launched an action plan to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in research, recognising its leadership role in driving a change in culture.

Three projects aiming to further knowledge, understanding and innovation of the research challenges underlying the implementation of autonomous systems in UK Manufacturing have secured £6.2 million.

We are now reviewing our research area rationales to reflect how the research base has changed over the last five years. We are inviting input from the research base and wider stakeholders to help identify further evidence to support our own evidence, knowledge and analysis. (Update (14 April 2016): Guidance notes and forms updated - please visit this page for further details.)

Four projects that exploit light in innovative manufacturing processes and technologies have secured £2.7 million funding from the EPSRC.

Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Deputy CEO of EPSRC, a new position created to work alongside CEO Professor Philip Nelson while he also acts as Chair of UK Research and Innovation Strategic Executive.

An image of a gold chip that traps ions for use in quantum computing has come first in EPSRC's third science photography competition.

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