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The UK government’s Industrial Strategy has committed to increase investment in research and development (R&D) in the UK to 2.4% of GDP by 2027, with a longer-term goal of 3%. Delivering this will need significant increases in investment from both public and private sources. The...Read more
Making connections at conferences can be essential for developing networks, collaborations, and ultimately for strengthening your research. Here, we ask Dr Zania Stamataki and Professor Julie Williams CBE FMedS...Read more
A £30,000 salary threshold would be detrimental for research and innovation. We need an immigration system that welcomes skilled people from overseas. Today, the UK National Academies unite to oppose the su...Read more
Li Chan is a clinician scientist at Queen Mary University of London specialising in the effect of hormones on child health, appetite and weight. I work closely with children who are obese. I can tellRead more
Simon Denegri has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Academy of Medical Sciences, it has been announced today (Tuesday 14 May 2019). Simon joins the Academy from the National InstituRead more
Under strict embargo: 00.01hrs Thursday 9 May 2019 New poll shows how little we know about dying: National campaign launched to encourage conversations about death Six in...Read more