Research funding

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Oxford and UCL tipped to win lion’s share of grants in UK research audit
Northumbria soars up research excellence framework ratings of 76,000 academics used to divide up £2bn annual funding

Richard Adams, Education editor

11, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Brexit row threatens £250m in UK research funding from EU
Dispute over Northern Ireland protocol puts associate membership of Horizon Europe scheme in doubt

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

25, Apr, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Universities must reject fossil fuel cash for climate research, say academics
Open letter from 500 academics likens fossil-energy funding of climate solutions to tobacco industry disinformation

Fiona Harvey environment correspondent

21, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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International researchers shun Australia after government vetoing of grants, expert says
Prof Brian Schmidt tells Senate inquiry independence of Australian Research Council grant process is ‘core part’ of liberal democracy

Donna Lu

09, Mar, 2022 @8:53 AM

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Donor breaks ties with University of Melbourne after ‘six white men’ awarded honorary doctorates
Snow Medical, one of Australia’s largest philanthropic donors to medical research, says university’s actions do not align with its values on diversity and equality

Donna Lu

08, Mar, 2022 @2:54 AM

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UK universities brace for impact of sanctions against Russia
Most academics back research boycott but ‘there is a case for maintaining ties’, says Oxford professor

Anna Fazackerley

04, Mar, 2022 @10:17 AM

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Coalition pledges $804m to ensure Antarctica is ‘free from conflict’
Drones, autonomous vehicles and helicopters will aid research and exploration in the increasingly contested region

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

21, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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The rise of AI could be a great British story. But let’s do it the right way
This exciting industrial advance will bring new jobs – especially if we put ethics at its core

Stephanie Hare

13, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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UK and European scientists urge EU to allow UK access to £80bn fund
EU agreed to associate membership of Horizon Europe programme for UK but has not yet ratified deal

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

08, Feb, 2022 @3:49 PM

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Australian universities to vie for Coalition’s $200m research funding boost
Four universities that demonstrate 'commercialisation readiness’ will receive funding for research hubs in areas including defence, space and clean energy

Paul Karp

24, Nov, 2021 @9:04 AM

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We must fight gender inequality in healthcare research | Letter
Letter: Less is known about women’s health than men’s – that’s because research on the former is underfunded, says Silvia Hummel


28, Sep, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Australian Research Council reverses new funding rule after widespread criticism
Hundreds of researchers opposed the decision to ban preprint material from being cited in grant applications

Donna Lu

14, Sep, 2021 @7:33 AM

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