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The Wellcome Trust funds its first open access monograph, helping medical humanities reach wider audiences.

The Wellcome Trust funds its first open access monograph, helping medical humanities reach wider audiences. | UK research news | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Trust requires that research outputs which arise from their funding are made available in open access formats. This policy notably includes scholarly monographs. Today marks the first ...
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Rechristened TSB turns a keener eye to market result - Times Higher Education

Rechristened TSB turns a keener eye to market result - Times Higher Education | UK research news | Scoop.it
Innovate UK is shifting its focus to boosting academia-industry engagement
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Open Access Week - Why should you be excited?

Open Access Week - Why should you be excited? | UK research news | Scoop.it
It’s October! For the last seven years and this being the eighth, month of October has been particularly exciting for Open Access lovers, who continue to look forward to Open Access Week. Open Acce...
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Wellcome Trust announces 2014 Engagement Fellows

Wellcome Trust announces 2014 Engagement Fellows | UK research news | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Trust is pleased to announce three new Engagement Fellows for 2014.
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More initiatives like this needed within HEIs themselves to raise profile of public engagement among academics.

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Royal Society awards just two research fellowships to women - and 41 to men

Royal Society awards just two research fellowships to women - and 41 to men | UK research news | Scoop.it
The president of the Royal Society Sir Paul Nurse has launched an investigation after the scientific body awarded just two University Research Fellowships (URF) to women and 41 to men.
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Dads urged to join reading revolution

Dads urged to join reading revolution | UK research news | Scoop.it

One and a half million children will reach the age of 11 unable to read well by 2025 unless urgent action is taken to tackle the reading crisis, according to North-East academics.


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Article cites the ESRC-funded Millenium Cohort Study

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Public engagement training course - BBSRC

Public engagement training course - BBSRC | UK research news | Scoop.it
This course aims to inspire and support you to carry out effective public engagement that reflects upon the social and ethical perspectives of your work.
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Research Councils adopt new reporting platform

Research Councils adopt new reporting platform | UK research news | Scoop.it

The seven UK Research Councils have announced they are to begin using a uniform digital platform for collecting outputs from research they support.


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ESRC's curator insight, July 9, 2014 5:04 AM

Article regarding the new digital platform, ResearchFish, which all seven research councils will be using to collect research outputs.

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The impact of impact - Times Higher Education

The impact of impact - Times Higher Education | UK research news | Scoop.it
The REF’s formal assessment of the impact of academic work was highly controversial in theory: how did it play out in practice?
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REF case studies somewhat buried at http://results.ref.ac.uk/Results

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Welcome - data.gov.au

Welcome - data.gov.au | UK research news | Scoop.it
RT @ProgramEvalWA: http://t.co/eA6EeHfg4o provides access to thousands of #data sets from the #AustralianGovernment http://t.co/DSS2Y85Zg9…
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Australia ahead of the UK in the open data race

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New research to investigate if neuroscience can improve teaching and learning in schools

New research to investigate if neuroscience can improve teaching and learning in schools | UK research news | Scoop.it
Can physical fitness improve academic achievement? Would teenagers do better in their exams if they could sleep in and start school later?
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Day in the life of a PhD student: share your photos

Day in the life of a PhD student: share your photos | UK research news | Scoop.it
Whether you’re counting down to an October deadline, just started, or are somewhere in between, illustrate what life is like as a PhD student through sharing a picture on GuardianWitness
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Bridging the Gaps between the Engineering and Physical Sciences and Antimicrobial Resistance - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Bridging the Gaps between the Engineering and Physical Sciences and Antimicrobial Resistance - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | UK research news | Scoop.it
As part of the cross-council initiative in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), the EPSRC is launching this call which will aim to engage engineering and physical sciences (EPS) researchers with the AMR challenge.  (Bridging the Gaps between the EPSR and...
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Together we are stronger: charities join forces to support open access

Together we are stronger: charities join forces to support open access | UK research news | Scoop.it
A consortium of six leading UK medical research charities will support the costs of making research articles from their funded research immediately and freely openly available to scientists, patients, and donors alike, through the recently...
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Further incentives for academics in medical research to go OA.

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The Academic Book of the Future - Arts & Humanities Research Council

The Academic Book of the Future - Arts & Humanities Research Council | UK research news | Scoop.it

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Library are launching a two-year research project which will explore the future of the academic books in the context of open access publishing and continuing digital change.


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