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ESRC launches opportunity to inform data infrastructure strategy

03 August 2021 News

A stakeholder engagement exercise is being launched by the Economic and Social Research Council to gather views to help shape its data infrastructure strategy. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funds a portfolio of data infrastructures that has developed since the inception of the council.

Funding for consumer plastic packaging innovation

31 July 2021 News

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has invested almost £2 million in 14 projects to address consumer problems with plastic packaging. Awarded funding through the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging challenge, these projects will develop better options for future plastic packaging whether you’re in the kitchen, the bathroom or on the move.

Partnership fund tackles factors behind common health problems

26 July 2021 News

Three major research projects have won support from a £50 million-plus funding partnership. The UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) is to invest £19 million-plus over five years in three successful consortia that aim to understand and influence social, economic and environmental factors that affect health.

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