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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.

11 June 2020
UK Research and Innovation seeks further council members
UK Research and Innovation seeks further council members

Council members play a critical role in UKRI’s strategy development and governance, working with their Executive Chair to deliver their council's aims and objectives and to support UKRI's overall mission.

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.