Closed Activities

  • Research England Equality, Diversity and Inclusion monitoring questionnaire

    Research England aims to create an inclusive research and innovation environment, by identifying and removing barriers in our practices. Completing this monitoring form will help us achieve this, and also help us meet our obligations under the Equality Act 2010. We are asking all applicants to the Research England EDI Expert Advisory Group to complete this EDI monitoring survey, in order to allow us to consider the representativeness of the applicant pool relative to the wider HE sector,... More
    Closed 9 June 2023
  • Research England Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Expert Advisory Group Application Form

    The deadline for applications for these roles is 23:59 (UK time) on Tuesday 6 June 2023. Person specification information and further information about the opportunity can be found on the UKRI Advisory Opportunities page ( Advise UKRI and the councils – UKRI ). If you require any reasonable adjustments to enable your participation, or have any queries on the process, please contact Hannah Daisley ( More
    Closed 6 June 2023
  • EMINENT Leadership Development Course for MRC Clinical Fellows

    The MRC-GSK Experimental Medicine Initiative to Explore New Therapies (EMINENT) network are running a leadership development course as part of their training programme for their early career scientists and fellows. The network is keen to engage with other MRC Fellows and have secured an additional 8 places on the course. The course aims to cover transferrable skills around managing teams, project, commercial leadership, and strategic leadership. It will include: ... More
    Closed 30 May 2023
  • Feedback & contribute to the next Global Mobility Evidence Report

    The global mobility evidence report is based on the key findings of collated sources of evidence on the international mobility of researchers, especially in relation to their entry to the UK. UKRI e ngage d with upwards of 40 organisations across government and the R &D sector to develop this report, centralis ing a wide range of existing evidence on international mobility . This ... More
    Closed 31 March 2023
  • Innovation Hubs for Gene Therapies: Survey of academic gene therapy viral vector needs

    About the Innovation Hubs for Gene Therapies The Innovation Hubs for Gene Therapies are helping academic researchers across the UK to take their gene therapy research into clinical trials, by providing access to high-quality viral vectors and essential translational support and regulatory advice. The Network was set up in 2021 through £18m funding from the medical research charity LifeArc, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology and... More
    Closed 28 February 2023
  • UK Committee on Research Integrity strategic plan

    The UK Committee on Research Integrity is a new addition to the research system and has responsibility for promoting research integrity across the UK. Vibrant, innovative research requires high integrity, and the committee was established to recognise and support high integrity in research. The committee was formed in 2022, following a report by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee in 2018, which recommended greater attention... More
    Closed 19 December 2022
  • MRC Survey on Public Involvement in Research

    The Medical Research Council (MRC) values the role of patients and the public in research and we have commissioned a public involvement review to inform the development of our new strategy. Please tell us what is important to you by taking part in this survey, which is open to all MRC staff and funded researchers and members of the public. By public involvement, we mean all the ways in which the research community works together with people... More
    Closed 27 May 2022
  • New Deal for Postgraduate Research - Call for input

    The New Deal for Postgraduate Research (“the New Deal”) is a long-term piece of work that aims to improve the experience and quality of postgraduate research training in the UK. In this engagement exercise, we are focusing primarily on doctoral training (for example, working towards a PhD), but we welcome comments on other research-focused training and qualifications. The government’s Research & Development (R&D) Roadmap first committed to the creation of the New Deal. In July... More
    Closed 18 May 2022
  • Inclusion of both sexes in research design - Call for input

    MRC is committed to funding the best quality medical research, which is relevant to and benefits the whole of society. MRC will soon expect the sex of animals, tissues, and cells to be clearly specified and explained as part of the experimental design of grant applications. MRC will expect both sexes of animals, tissues and (non-immortalised) cells to be used by default in research proposals. MRC will continue to fund research proposals based on the assessment of... More
    Closed 24 April 2022
  • Consultation on the draft UKRI Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

    Fostering inclusion is essential for a high-performing research and innovation system. A diversity of people and ideas produces a thriving research and innovation system. To support our vision for an outstanding research and innovation system, we have developed our draft equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) strategy. This builds on the work and actions from our councils, and through extensive engagement, listening and working with our staff, our communities, and in partnership with... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • Digital Tools Survey

    Future Workspace are planning to enable UKRI to continue to operate in a hybrid way. Hybrid working means most of us will work part of the time from UKRI locations and part of the time remotely, although the degree to which we can do this will vary depending on our different roles and activities. As part of that we are looking to ascertain if colleagues have the tools they need to work effectively, to see if they know how to use the tools effectively and whether training or... More
    Closed 11 March 2022
  • An opportunity to shape the AHRC’s policy on software and data

    Collecting, storing and reusing data are essential practices for researchers across all disciplines. It is key that the funders of research have policies and practices on data and the software used to extract, manipulate, and store it, that are fit for purpose now and in the future. The Arts and Humanities Research Council has recently asked researchers at the University of Southampton to investigate views on data and software knowledge and skill amongst researchers and others involved in... More
    Closed 8 March 2022
  • Survey of R&D Businesses and the UK Immigration System

    Thank you for agreeing to take part in the Survey of R&D Businesses and the UK Immigration System, led by the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and UK Research and Innovation. This consultation consists of three phases and aims to identify where the immigration and visa system could better support international researchers and the organisations in which they work. This phase aims to utilise the existing networks of both the Department of Business, Energy &... More
    Closed 18 February 2022
  • UKRI Survey on Impact in Research Applications

    We are now reviewing our systems to better understand the effectiveness of our current approaches in supporting impact across UKRI and through the investments we fund. Our intention is not to reintroduce the ‘Pathways to Impact’ form. It is to ensure that, within our current systems applicants have clear guidance on how they should address impact, as this is a question that is regularly raised by our research communities. We are keen to gather feedback... More
    Closed 4 February 2022
  • Global Talent Visa 2021

    The Global Talent visa is an immigration route provided by the UK Government to provide a fast and efficient visa offer to those working in science and research. Under the scheme, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) can recognise other funding organisations as an ‘endorsed funder’. We are looking for nominations from research organisations and research and innovation funders in the UK, as well as international research funders that fund or co-fund work in the UK. ... More
    Closed 29 October 2021
  • COVID-19 projects in your area

    Since the start of the pandemic we have invested over £554 million pounds in over 3,600 new research and innovation projects, building on decades of previous investment. Projects on your doorstep are making an impact, both closer to home and on the national and global stage – helping us better understand the disease, find treatments and vaccines, and manage the economic and social consequences of the pandemic. We want to know how you want to hear more... More
    Closed 30 September 2021
  • NERC Data capability and Services

    NERC is currently considering the Data Capability and Services that are provided via the NERC Environmental Data Service (EDS) and the associated data centres (British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC), Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA), Environmental Information Data Centre (EIDC), National Geosciences Data Centre (NGDC) and the Polar Data Centre (PDC)). We are keen to engage users of the EDS and the associated data centres to understand i) how the capability and... More
    Closed 14 June 2021
  • Global Talent Visa

    The Global Talent Visa is an immigration route provided by the UK Government to provide a fast and efficient visa offer to those working in science and research. Under the scheme, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) can recognise other funders as an ‘Endorsed Funder’. Any researcher or specialist who is named or whose role is named on a grant from an endorsed funder can apply for the Global Talent Visa, provided they meet certain conditions. We want to increase the... More
    Closed 27 November 2020
  • Future Leaders Fellowships

    UKRI’s Future Leaders Fellowships will grow the strong supply of talented individuals needed to ensure a vibrant environment for research and innovation in the UK. The scheme is open to researchers and innovators from across business, universities, and other organisations. We welcome applicants from around the world. The Future Leaders Fellowships are set up on a 4+3 model, with funding costed and awarded for four years. This paper sets out the proposed terms and process for... More
    Closed 6 November 2020
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