News and Blogs

UKRI launches Strength in Places Fund (SIPF), a new competitive funding scheme that takes a place-based approach to research and innovation funding, to support significant regional growth.

The high level aims of the Strength in Places Fund are: To support innovation-led relative regional growth by identifying and supporting areas of R&D…

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29th May 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa to receive £25M in new programme aimed at early career scientists

A new sub-Saharan Africa grant scheme, Future Leaders – African Independent Researchers (FLAIR) Fellowships, opens for applications today (21 May 2018). The scheme offers…

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22nd May 2018

The Future of Long-Term Experiments in Agricultural Science discussions are now available on Rothamsted Research’s YouTube page

This year is the 175th anniversary of Rothamsted’s long-term experiments. To mark the occasion, Rothamsted Research is hosting an international conference to celebrate the…

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21st May 2018

Michael Lee has been elected Vice President of the British Society of Animal Science

Michael Lee, Head of Sustainable Agriculture Sciences at Rothamsted’s North Wyke Farm Platform in Devon, has been elected Vice President of the British Society…

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20th April 2018

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,…

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10th April 2018

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is officially opened and launches the Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF) aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven…

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4th April 2018