Research England launches the Expanding Excellence in England (E3) fund with £75m available
Research England is a new council within UK Research and Innovation, operating from April 2018. As a key component of the research funding system, Research England oversees UK Research and Innovation’s England-only functions in relation to university research and knowledge exchange.
They announced the launch of the Expanding Excellence in England (E3) fund as their first new initiative. This competitive fund will allocate up to £75m over three years to help grow small but excellent research units and departments in English universities. Bids will be assessed by an expert panel chaired by Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen.
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