Browsing All posts tagged under »research funding«

How will changes to VAT exemptions affect charities?

January 24, 2013 by


The government is planning to end VAT exemptions for some types of research. They are consulting on the impacts for research funders.

Campaign for results of all research trials to be reported

January 9, 2013 by


Sense About Science have launched a new campaign today All Trials Registered, All Results Reported which calls for action to ensure all trials past and present, for all drugs in current use, are registered; and that the full methods and the results a reported. They have launched a public petition.

The tricky business of research impact evaluation

December 12, 2012 by


The Stroke Association has gone back through 20 years of research funding to look at the impacts of its research. Here Clare Walton, research communications project officer, shares her tips on evaluating and reporting on impacts.

How are we doing on life sciences one year on?

December 11, 2012 by


And a new focus for UK investment in genomics and informatics.

Health Research Analysis shows increased spending by public medical research funders

November 29, 2012 by


A UKCRC report on health research funding trends presents an in-depth analysis of spending by the top 12 public/not for profit funders of medical research and shows a shift towards translational and clinical research.

Our say on plans for regulating research and education & training in the NHS

October 19, 2012 by


We have submitted evidence to the bill team working on the draft Care and Support Bill, raising issues about the impacts of these proposals for research for the committee of MPs and peers to consider as they scrutinise the draft Bill.

Bridging the translation gap

August 8, 2012 by


David Fox, Science Associate at the Royal Society of Chemistry, outlines the Society's plans to boost drug discovery in the UK, and how they would like to work with charities