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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.

New data hub and research into chronic pain

27 May 2021 News

The Medical Research Council (MRC) is leading a £16 million investment in research consortia and a data hub to advance chronic pain treatments. MRC is supported by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and Economic and Social Research Council and partners with Versus Arthritis, Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) and Eli Lilly.

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