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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

Professor Melanie Welham selected for the role of Executive Chair of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Professor Melanie Welham is currently interim Chief Executive of BBSRC having previously served as Executive Director, Science for BBSRC. Prior to this, Professor Welham worked at…

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26th March 2018

UKRI-BBSRC Council members appointed

Council members of BBSRC have been confirmed by the board of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI); they will take up their posts following the…

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23rd March 2018

New report published today by the Lords Selected committee says ‘Rural communities are being failed by Government’

They based their arguments on the fact government has diminished the resources given to departments and bodies which protect the UK’s natural environment and…

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22nd March 2018