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UKRI to unlock research impact with new funding model

01 July 2021 News

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a new revitalised funding model for universities and institutions to help increase the impact of their research. The new Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) model represents the start of a range of efforts to improve the effectiveness and influence of funding processes.

£24 million investment into adolescent mental health

28 June 2021 News

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a major £24 million investment into improving the mental health and wellbeing of adolescents in the UK. Seven newly funded and highly ambitious projects aim to generate a whole new understanding of the developing mind to enable young people to flourish.

UKRI community recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours

16 June 2021 News

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) congratulates all those who were included in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours. Recipients were recognised for their many and varied contributions, including those funded by or associated with UKRI. Knight or Dame Professor Helen Valerie Atkinson CBE FREng Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University.

National circular economy research programme launches

28 May 2021 News

A major research programme encompassing 34 universities and 200 industry partners has been launched to catalyse the UK’s shift to a circular economy. The National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research (NICER) programme is supported by a £30 million UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) investment.

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