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Parliament fights back against Juncker plan

19-03-2015

The European Parliament is staging a last-ditch attempt to stop Horizon 2020 funds from being used for an EU economic stimulus package, in a move that sets it up to clash with both member states and the European Commission.

 
 
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free article HEFCE allocations: Cambridge and Imperial saved from cuts
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26-03-2015

Six of England’s largest institutions in London, Oxford and Cambridge will increase their research funding by £31.4m in 2015-16, benefiting the most from changes to the way the Higher Education Funding Council for England allocates research funding.

free article Buyer beware
Research Fortnight

25-03-2015

Tucked away on page 48 of chancellor George Osborne’s budget document is the welcome news that the government is to review arrangements for postgraduate research funding.

Commission aims to address low success rates, Earma conference told
Research Europe

19-03-2015

The European Commission is looking at measures to increase the success rate at the stage of detailed submissions for Horizon 2020 grants, a conference has heard.

 

Policy advice on tap
Research Europe

19-03-2015

The European Commission has set up a specialist unit to help member states strengthen their national research policies. Cristina Gallardo reports.

free article Budget 2015: Capital boost, PhD loans and freedom for institutes
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18-03-2015

The government will invest about £240 million in research and innovation projects, offer £25,000 in loans for PhD students, and plans to lift national research institutes out of the public-sector pay cap.