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Social science is vital too

Social science is vital too | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Through the next spending review, the social sciences have a powerful case to make for more investment.

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Article cites the ESRC Strategic Plan

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Let's get to the bottom of science's class divide

Let's get to the bottom of science's class divide | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

As Greg Clark takes the reins as the UK's new science minister after a reshuffle of top posts, he might not be aware that this month marks 10 years since the UK government published a framework for boosting science and innovation

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Article cites findings from the ESRC funded ASPIRES report

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Antimicrobial resistance priority for new UK science minister

Antimicrobial resistance priority for new UK science minister | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK is planning a multi-pronged approach to tackle a growing threat of resistance to antibiotic drugs that is expected to see current treatments become useless within the next two decades.

In his first announcement as science minister Greg Clark said that all seven UK research councils will work together on a strategy to address the many and varied issues related to antimicrobial resistance.

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Led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) the cross-council initiative to tackle the rise of Antimicrobial resistance, sees all seven research councils coming together for the first time and will apply to medical researchers, biologists, engineers, vets, economists, social scientists, mathematicians and even designers.

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