Research funding

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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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Australian Research Council disqualifies $22m worth of applications under new controversial rule
Agency is being urged to rescind an ‘unworkable’ change that bans preprint material citation, resulting in 32 applicants being deemed ineligible

Donna Lu

26, Aug, 2021 @4:21 AM

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‘Devastating career event’: scientists caught out by change to Australian Research Council fine print
Researchers say a ban on preprint material citations in funding applications is a ‘remarkably stupid own-goal for Australian science’

Donna Lu

20, Aug, 2021 @5:41 AM

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Lack of Covid help puts medical research at risk, UK charities warn
Institutions dismayed at ministers’ failure to protect research worth hundreds of millions of pounds

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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UK steps in with 11th-hour extra £250m to stay in EU research scheme
Government commitment to Horizon Europe fund averts immediate threat to science, say universities

Sally Weale Education correspondent

01, Apr, 2021 @9:36 PM

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Capitalism won't save us from Covid, no matter what Boris Johnson might think | Mariana Mazzucato
His claim that ‘greed’ was the driver behind the UK’s vaccine success ignores the huge role of state funding, says economics professor Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato

27, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Cuts and budget delays are undermining UK science sector, warns Labour
No funding earmarked for research agency and Europe’s Horizon scheme despite imminent start to financial year

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Mar, 2021 @10:30 PM

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UK's drastic cut to overseas aid risks future pandemics, say Sage experts
Major research projects will be cancelled, including those designed to head off future disease threats, warn scientists

Michael Savage

20, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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The UK will never become a 'science superpower' if it's cutting research budgets | Jeremy Farrar
The government promised to increase funding for vital scientific R&D to 2.4% of GDP – but its target is already slipping, says Dr Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust

Jeremy Farrar

19, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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'This happens in Brazil, not Britain': academics in despair as global research funds pulled
Anti-violence projects in Kosovo, Latin America and Palestine among schemes cancelled or at risk, as UK funding agency halves development budget

Anna Fazackerley

19, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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