International Perspectives on COVID-19 and University Research

With the prospect of a vaccine now becoming a reality, thoughts are already turning to recovery, and how we can build a better post COVID-19 world.  It is in this context that several notable reports have recently emerged, among them this one commissioned by Springer Nature. Unequivocal in its recognition of the role of University research … Continue reading “International Perspectives on COVID-19 and University Research”

Résumé for Researchers

Opening up conversations about researcher evaluation  Résumé for Researchers has been created to support the evaluation of individuals’ varied contributions to research. Find out more about the background to the tool in The Royal Society blog here.  Sustained excellence in research requires a range of contributions By creating a working environment that is both challenging and … Continue reading “Résumé for Researchers”

Research Policy News, September 2020

UKRI data shows positive success rates in smaller HEIs Research Professional suggests smaller less research intensive universities have the same likelihood of winning of funding as those in research intensive institutions. Read the article here and book onto one of our research funding workshops. Regional Disparities in Research Funding Research Professional find little has changed … Continue reading “Research Policy News, September 2020”

Introducing the Government’s R&D Roadmap 2020

Following its budget promise to increase R&D spending to £22B by 2024/5 (and 2.4% of GDP by 2027) the UK Government launched its R&D Roadmap on 1st July, 2020. Light on detail, the roadmap, reaffirms the government’s longer-term spending commitments and sets out a list of development areas to realise its ambitions. Business led innovation … Continue reading “Introducing the Government’s R&D Roadmap 2020”