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02 July 2019
Uplift for Research England Quality-related Research funding to support the Government's 2.4% commitment to R&D
Uplift for Research England Quality-related Research funding to support the Government's 2.4% commitment to R&D

Research England has published overall budgets for university research and knowledge exchange for the year 2019-20. Research England will invest an additional £91 million in funding for research and knowledge exchange in English universities for the year 2019-20, bringing the full investment for 2019-20 to nearly £2.2 billion.

24 June 2019
University staff see positive and negative impacts of Research Excellence Framework, study shows
University staff see positive and negative impacts of Research Excellence Framework, study shows

A report published today by Research England, Cardiff University and the University of Sheffield has revealed that academics have a range of opinions about the Research Excellence Framework (REF), seeing it as having a positive impact but with room for improvement.

18 June 2019
Do you want to play a vital role in the UK's research and innovation system?
Do you want to play a vital role in the UK's research and innovation system?

Research England, as part of UKRI, is using Green Park to recruit one additional post – if you have relevant expertise and experience, we would like to hear from you.

14 June 2019
Research England awards £2.2m to project to improve and increase open access publishing
Research England awards £2.2m to project to improve and increase open access publishing

A new Research England funded project is set to help universities, researchers, libraries and publishers to make more, and better, use of open access book publishing. It will enable greater access to world-leading research and increase its impact.

13 June 2019
Research England invests £76m in 13 units in English universities to expand their excellence
Research England invests £76m in 13 units in English universities to expand their excellence

Research England has awarded £76m to 13 research units in English higher education institutions (HEIs) to build the capacity and quality of their research in topics ranging from recycling plastic to meeting the needs of an ageing society, and manufacturing to agri-robotics.