Latest UK Research Councils Stories
In these tough economic times, universities are under pressure to use their knowledge and discoveries to drive economic growth, but an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) study reveals that not all universities are equal.
An EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Centre for revolutionizing the way pharmaceuticals and other chemicals are made is being officially launched today (Friday, 8 April).
Whether you are married or cohabiting with your partner, the vast majority of couples in the UK are happy in their relationship.
The closure of Pfizerâ€™s Sandwich Lab is part of a long-term decline in drug development, a trend that has been affecting all major UK pharmaceutical multinationals.
The Technology Strategy Board is to manage two further funding competitions as part of the £21.5 million Regenerative Medicine Programme. (PRWeb UK) February 2, 2011 The Technology Strategy Board is to manage two further funding competitions as part of the £21.5 million Regenerative Medicine Programme. Regenerative Medicine Programme: Tools and Technologies will see the Technology Strategy Board, the Medical Research Council (MRC), the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research...
While policy and research traditionally have focused on universities' contributions to technology transfer - such as patents, licences and spin-outs - the findings show that the impact from knowledge exchange is much more wide-ranging.
LONDON, July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Technology (UK) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Genentech, Inc., a wholly owned member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) for an exclusive licence to a series of small molecule drug candidates for the potential treatment of neurological disease. This is the first small molecule chemistry programme to come out of MRC Technology's Centre for Therapeutics Discovery (CTD) and the first major small molecule...
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have discovered animal populations may often be under a much larger threat from parasites than previously recognized.
Sunderland City Council has teamed up with a group of academic researchers to put on an exciting interactive event aimed at making internet users more aware of the problems of disclosing personal information online.
LONDON, February 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A major centre created by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and MRC Technology (MRCT) in order to fast-track the discovery and development of novel drugs, opens its first call for targets today. The MRCT Centre for Therapeutics Discovery (CTD), based in London, is seeking small molecule drug discovery and therapeutic antibody targets from academic researchers. The CTD would like to collaborate with scientists in all universities to develop drug...