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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.

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.

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 29 November - 2 December 2020 in Bristol, focusing on novel technological approaches for the early detection of pancreatic cancer.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

A review launched today, 16 January 2020, will consider doctoral education offered through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Shorter, cooler washes help clothes look better for longer and release fewer microfibres, shows EPSRC-funded research into washing machines’ impact on clothes and the environment.

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are seeking input to understand how research, including training and demonstration activities can best inform and accelerate the transition to net zero heating and cooling for the UK. 

Professor Lynn Gladden, Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), has been appointed a Dame for services to academic and industrial research in chemical engineering.

A showcase event featuring leading researchers from across the UK celebrated the far-reaching impact of the physical sciences, from quantum physics and two-dimensional materials to sustainable plastics.

The three UKRI councils, NERC, ESRC and EPSRC are pleased to confirm funding for a further five years of the UK membership of the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).

The Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Clean Air programme is planning a series of workshops in early 2020 to scope upcoming funding opportunities through the programme.

EPSRC Chief Executive, Professor Lynn Gladden, has completed a nationwide series of Town Meetings to engage with people from across sectors on all aspects of EPSRC’s portfolio, including its new Delivery Plan.

Researchers at the University of Warwick have developed a new understanding of how liquids evaporate into vapour, pointing to potential applications for engineering design.

Cray has been awarded the contract to supply the hardware for the next national supercomputer, ARCHER2, following a procurement exercise delivered by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

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