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Strengthening clinical research capacity in LMICs

The Academy of Medical Sciences convened a two-day workshop on 3-4 July on strengthening clinical research capacity in low and middle income countries (LMICs), jointly with the InterAcademy Partnership for Health. Whilst research plays an important role in improving health in a country, m...

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Admissions Day

At Admissions Day on 28 June, we welcomed 40 of this year’s newly elected Fellows for their formal admission to the Academy during a ceremony held at the Royal Institute of British Architects. We were also joined by four Fellows from the 2016 and 2015 election cycles who were unab...

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GCRF Networking Grants scheme launches

Professor Keith Gull FMedSci, FRS, Panel Chair announces the launch of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants – a scheme which gives researchers from the UK and developing

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National Academies host UK Research and Innovation vision speech

The UK’s four national academies, the Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society, today hosted a speech by Professor Sir Mark Walport in which he set out his vision for the new UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Sir Mar...

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