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Winner of the 2017 Foulkes Medal announced

Dr Cristina Lo Celso, a Reader in Stem Cell Biology at Imperial College London, has been announced as the winner of the Foulkes Foundation Medal 2017. The Foulkes Medal is awarded biennially to a risin...

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Investing in UK R&D - infographics published

In recent years a broad consensus has emerged across the political spectrum to increase total investment in UK research and development (R&D). In order to put this into context, the four National Academies have produced a series of infographics to outline the current investment landscape.&nb...

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Helix Group Reception celebrates Academy donors

“The Academy is different. It brings together people from diverse backgrounds, continues to write independent reports on topics of immense importance, and has lobbied to maintain the considerabl

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Fellows elected to NAM

Three of our Fellows have been elected as members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in the USA. Dr Jeremy Farrar OBE FRS FMedSci, Professor V Craig Jordan OBE FMedSci, and Professor Nicholas White KCMG OBE FRS FMedSci have all received the honour in 2017. “The...

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