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Science leaders and parliamentarians call for science spending to be protected

May 15, 2013 by


The letter calls for greater investment in R&D and a long-term commitment to science from the government.

Our vision for research in the NHS

May 15, 2013 by


Today, we are launching our vision for research in the NHS. We are also sharing the findings of a survey of the attitudes and research experiences of almost 400 healthcare professionals working in the NHS

How data saves lives

July 16, 2012 by


The APPG Medical Research held a reception all about data. Check out the programme for lots of examples of how access to data is helping us do amazing research, and information on the challenges we need to address to ensure this continues to go ahead.

A few things we’ve been up to recently…

February 6, 2012 by


The AMRC office has been a busy place these past three weeks. Becky and I have been organising two big events for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Medical Research, a group of MPs and Peers with an interest in medical research. The group organises meetings bringing  experts and active researchers and policy makers to […]

Getting research on the NHS Future Forum’s agenda

May 31, 2011 by


Lots of health research in the Times today including a letter from cancer researchers Place research at heart of health bill and an opinion piece from Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust, both emphasising how important it is to embed research right into the heart of the NHS if we really are going to […]

What does the spending review mean for medical research?

October 20, 2010 by


George Osborne announced the spending review in the Commons today. What is happening to science? Science and research are singled out as an area with potential for growth and the need for public investment into the research base is recognised The science budget is frozen at £4.6 billion annually and ringfenced. This budget includes the […]

Proposed cap on non-EU immigration – impact for medical research

August 20, 2010 by


The government has put a temporary cap on non-EU economic migrants to the UK through Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the points-based immigration system. They are currently running two consultations with a view to announcing a permanent cap at the end of the year to come into force in April 2011. This is part […]