The UK has gained a new science minister as part of a broader reshuffle of government posts. Sam Gyimah, who moves from the Ministry of Justice, was appointed minister for universities and science on 9 January, replacing Jo Johnson.
More Than 2,300 EU Academics Resign Over UK University 'Brexodus'
New figures show a 19 per cent increase in departures of European staff from UK universities last year compared to before the EU referendum, and a 10 per cent rise from some 2130 resignations in 2015-16.
Industrial Strategy Brings Focus on Interdisciplinary Research
The UK government’s long-awaited industrial strategy has arrived. It brings with it a fund to support interdisciplinary research and funding boosts for both the research councils and quality-related research funding.