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06 May 2020
Notice of a joint Research England and Office for Students funding competition to reduce inequalities in postgraduate research study
Notice of a joint Research England and Office for Students funding competition to reduce inequalities in postgraduate research study

This is advance notice of the intention of Research England (RE) and the Office for Students (OfS) to launch a joint funding competition to improve access and participation for black, Asian and minority ethnicity postgraduate research students in autumn 2020.

04 May 2020
Accelerated funding announced to support institutions
Accelerated funding announced to support institutions

Science Minister Amanda Solloway has today announced that Research England will bring forward £100 million of Quality-related Research (QR) funding to eligible institutions.

20 April 2020
Funding boost for students to work with business and communities
Funding boost for students to work with business and communities

Twenty universities and colleges have been awarded funding for projects to boost students’ involvement in activities to share knowledge and skills beyond the academic community.

15 April 2020
Change to the PGR counting method for QR RDP supervision funding
Change to the PGR counting method for QR RDP supervision funding

Research England is changing its method of counting postgraduate research students (PGR) to inform QR research degree programme (RDP) supervision funding.

01 April 2020
Coronavirus updates
Coronavirus updates

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