News

31 July 2020
Coronavirus updates
Coronavirus updates

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

30 July 2020
Questionnaire and guidance to boost universities' international partnerships
Questionnaire and guidance to boost universities' international partnerships

It is the first output of a project, led by ARMA and funded by UKRI, to assess how establishing national due diligence services can reduce burdens placed on both lead research organisations and the organisations they are partnering with.

27 July 2020
£2.2 billion Research England investment to support government's R&D ambitions
£2.2 billion Research England investment to support government's R&D ambitions

Research England has published overall budgets for higher education provider (HEP) research and knowledge exchange funding for the year 2020-21, with an uplift for HEIF and an increase in NPIF.

06 July 2020
National Centre for Universities and Business: Taskforce announced
National Centre for Universities and Business: Taskforce announced

On 3 July, David Sweeney, Executive Chair of Research England, UKRI wrote to Sam Laidlaw, Chair of the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) requesting that NCUB bring together expert insights from their strategic network of NCUB members, together with appropriate other leading experts, to form a Taskforce to support UKRI including Research England with evidence and policy recommendations.

22 June 2020
DesignAge Institute to harness design to meet the needs of our ageing society
DesignAge Institute to harness design to meet the needs of our ageing society

A new institute at the Royal College of Art is set to bring the UK’s design expertise and business know-how together for the very first time to develop new products and services to support the aspirations and needs of growing numbers of older consumers.