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The future of research

This report looks at the future opportunities and challenges facing the UK university research base and makes recommendations as to how the system can respond to these. It comes at a time when the UK has elected its first coalition government for 70 years and is facing unprecedented economic challenges. The report is aimed at policy makers within the UK (including both government and funding bodies) and more widely at the university sector and the research community.

Concordat to support research integrity making progress

23 November 2016
Universities UK has published a progress report on the Concordat to support research integrity.

New government investment in research and development ‘good news’ – UUK President

21 November 2016
Universities UK welcomed today the announcement from Prime Minister Theresa May that the UK government will increase its investment in research and development by £2 billion a year by the end of this Parliament.

What the Autumn Statement means for universities

23 November 2016
Universities UK's Assistant Director of Policy Julie Tam looks through the Autumn Statement and considers the implications for universities.

Telling Spanish students 'you are still welcome in the UK'

17 November 2016
Professor Paul O'Prey blogs on ​a recent meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary University Group, where he told parliamentarians and vice-chancellors about the press and media interviews he had given in Spain the week before.