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Comprehensive Spending Review 26th June 2013

HM Treasury has published the following on funding for research in the comprehensive spending review 26th June 2013: 2.27   The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) settlement includes:   •£2.5 billion of capital funding, including £2.2 billion for … Continue reading

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Glyndŵr University Research Online Repository

What is a repository?  This is usually the first question people ask when I tell them I am the Repository Manager at Glyndŵr University.  I have heard it called a “filing cabinet for researchers work”, and a “store for old … Continue reading

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MURG Research blog: Research At Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University (BU) acknowledges that research is a vital component for underpinning a high quality curriculum and for maximising our contribution to regional and national economies. Building on our research strengths and research potential, we have several Centres of Research, … Continue reading

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University of Hertfordshire: New Discoveries With Language Learning Robots

The University of Hertfordshire announced on 20th June 2012 that “Robots can develop basic language skills through interaction with a human, according to new results from researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and published in PLoS ONE “ “Dr Caroline … Continue reading

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MURG Member Universities Blog

A new blog service for MURG members universities has been launched. If your university is a member of MURG and wish to publicise your research, please send 250 words, including links to any research papers or activities on your research … Continue reading

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£15 Million R&D projects for Farming Food & Drink

Today Jim Paice, Food and Farming Minister, launched a £15 million programme to stimulate innovation and growth in the food industry at the Farming, Food and Drink Innovate for Growth Summit This programme comprises of two funding competitions. The competitions … Continue reading

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REF Panel Criteria

Summary of responses to the ‘Consultation on draft panel criteria and working methods’ March 2012 In January 2012 HEFCE published REF 01.2012 ‘Panel criteria and working methods‘. The publication sets out the final panel criteria and working methods for the … Continue reading

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Technology Strategy Board launches its £2m “Technology-inspired innovation” competition

The CompetitionThe feasibility studies are designed to stimulate innovation and to help ensure that small and micro businesses in the UK are well equipped to respond to society’s current and future challenges. Core Technology AreasThe TSB are seeking projects in … Continue reading

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Cognitive Systems and Robotics: Forthcoming EU research funding

   FP7UK  Cognitive Systems and Robotics: Forthcoming EU research funding An Informative event to be held at Department for Business Innovation and Skills Conference Centre 1 Victoria Street, London Friday 2nd December 2011 from 10:00 to 16:00 This Information day … Continue reading

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HEFCW Annual Public Meeting 8th December 2011

HEFCW Annual Public Meeting – Aberystwyth Date:  Thursday, 8 December 2011 Aberystwyth University The Cinema, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Penglais Campus 9:30 am – 11:00 pm(Tea and coffee from 9:00)  Please register by emailing info@hefcw.ac.uk or phoning 029 2068 2225. This meeting, … Continue reading

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