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23 July 2018
UK higher education funding bodies publish draft guidance and criteria on detailed arrangements for REF 2021
UK higher education funding bodies publish draft guidance and criteria on detailed arrangements for REF 2021

The UK’s four higher education funding bodies have published the draft guidance and criteria on making submissions to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, for consultation.

05 July 2018
Capital projects funded by Research England attract £1.73bn of co-investment for research at UK universities
Capital projects funded by Research England attract £1.73bn of co-investment for research at UK universities

A flagship Research England scheme has so far attracted £1.73bn of co-investment from industry partners, charitable organisations and philanthropic donors since its launch in 2012, according to a report published today.

28 June 2018
New £25m research and knowledge exchange fund to support innovative projects
New £25m research and knowledge exchange fund to support innovative projects

The Research England Development (RED) Fund is set to support innovative projects in higher education institutions that can respond to Research England’s strategic priorities for research and knowledge exchange. 

21 June 2018
£900M Future Leaders investment will sustain the UK as global home of research talent
£900M Future Leaders investment will sustain the UK as global home of research talent

Business Secretary Greg Clark unveiled a major new £900 million investment in the UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowship Scheme.

14 June 2018
Over 80% of research outputs meet requirements of REF 2021 open access policy
Over 80% of research outputs meet requirements of REF 2021 open access policy

Sixty one per cent of research outputs known to be in scope for the REF 2021 are meeting open access deposit, discovery and access requirements, with a further twenty per cent reporting a known exception, a report published today shows.