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FLIER programme helping to move science towards the clinic Dr Marc Vendrell is a Principal Investigator at the University of Edinburgh who uses chemistry to detect and diagnose inflammatory diseases and canc...Read more
We are delighted to congratulate the six Fellows recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George:
Professor Charlotte Watts CMG FMedSci
Professor in Social and Mathematical Epide...
Professor Chris Whitty CB FMedSci has been appointed as new Chief Medical Officer. He will start in October, replacing Professor Dame Sally Davies who was appointed as Master of Trinity College, Cambridge.Read more
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 thiRead 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