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Institute for Fiscal Studies faces ‘difficult’ future

15-04-2015

Cuts to research centres including the Institute for Fiscal Studies will lead to fewer independent economic analyses, which could have a major impact on public and political debate, senior economists have warned.

 
 
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Research Fortnight

15-04-2015

Something unusual happened last month. The often antagonistic worlds of science journalism and public relations united in a joint letter to Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude.

free article Government announces research fund for ‘everyday challenges’
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01-04-2015

The UK's coalition government has announced £85 million of funding for research projects aimed at tackling “everyday inconveniences”.

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.

 

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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.

free article From the lab to the lectern, via health work in sub-Saharan Africa
Research Fortnight

25-03-2015

A former epidemiologist who was recently named bishop of Hertford had to push for the flexibility to pursue a career in the church in parallel with one in research, and says that gaining experience of both areas helped him to choose between them.