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13 December 2018
Research England welcomes new approach to access regulation at the Office for Students
Research England welcomes new approach to access regulation at the Office for Students

Research England Executive Chair David Sweeney has welcomed the Office for Students’ new approach to regulating access to higher education and support for students from under-represented backgrounds.

10 December 2018
The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre opens
The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre opens

£15 million of Research England funding has enabled a £60m, world-class research facility to open today with a mission to explore the huge potential for UK and international industry of a new material called graphene.

30 November 2018
Panel membership for REF environment panel agreed
Panel membership for REF environment panel agreed

The four UK higher education funding bodies have confirmed the membership of a panel that will pilot the assessment of the institutional-level environment submissions alongside the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

19 November 2018
Research England publishes first KEF documents ahead of consultation
Research England publishes first KEF documents ahead of consultation

Research England has today published three documents that will help higher education institutions (HEIs) prepare for the upcoming consultation on the future Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF).

15 November 2018
Research England launches £4m international fund to support HEIs' international collaborations
Research England launches £4m international fund to support HEIs' international collaborations

Research England has launched a new, competitive, £4m fund designed to help English Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) expand their existing research collaborations with universities and research organisations outside of the UK.