The new PhD programmes in science that we’re funding combine scientific excellence with a commitment to improving the working environment for trainees.
The emphasis on excellence in the research system is stifling diverse thinking and positive behaviours. As a community we can rethink our approach to research culture.
We’ve updated our bullying and harassment policy to set out how we expect the organisations we fund to handle cases of misconduct.
In this Q&A, our Director Jeremy Farrar speaks to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases about his career and the people who have influenced him.
We are extending our partnership with the Academy of Medical Sciences to £8.3 million to support early career researchers moving into an independent role. Alongside this, we’re going to close our Seed Awards in Science in March 2019.
Last year we carried out a review of science PhD training. Anne-Marie Coriat explains how the results helped us decide how to design our PhD programmes better.
In Jim Smith's second blog, he focuses on the Science Division’s second strategic priority – strengthening research capability. And highlights some terrific science.