£54 Million Funding to Transform Health Through Data Science
Birmingham Health Partners will lead one of six new sites across the UK created to address challenging healthcare issues through use of data science, funded by £30 million from Health Data Research UK.
The UK has gained a new science minister as part of a broader reshuffle of government posts. Sam Gyimah, who moves from the Ministry of Justice, was appointed minister for universities and science on 9 January, replacing Jo Johnson.
More Than 2,300 EU Academics Resign Over UK University 'Brexodus'
New figures show a 19 per cent increase in departures of European staff from UK universities last year compared to before the EU referendum, and a 10 per cent rise from some 2130 resignations in 2015-16.
Industrial Strategy Brings Focus on Interdisciplinary Research
The UK government’s long-awaited industrial strategy has arrived. It brings with it a fund to support interdisciplinary research and funding boosts for both the research councils and quality-related research funding.