The letter calls for greater investment in R&D and a long-term commitment to science from the government.
Today, we are launching our vision for research in the NHS. We are also sharing the findings of a survey of the attitudes and research experiences of almost 400 healthcare professionals working in the NHS
The AMRC office has been a busy place these past three weeks. Becky and I have been organising two big events for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Medical Research, a group of MPs and Peers with an interest in medical research. The group organises meetings bringing experts and active researchers and policy makers to […]
Lots of health research in the Times today including a letter from cancer researchers Place research at heart of health bill and an opinion piece from Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust, both emphasising how important it is to embed research right into the heart of the NHS if we really are going to […]
George Osborne announced the spending review in the Commons today. What is happening to science? Science and research are singled out as an area with potential for growth and the need for public investment into the research base is recognised The science budget is frozen at £4.6 billion annually and ringfenced. This budget includes the […]
The government has put a temporary cap on non-EU economic migrants to the UK through Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the points-based immigration system. They are currently running two consultations with a view to announcing a permanent cap at the end of the year to come into force in April 2011. This is part […]
APPG Medical Research Summer Reception Due to popular demand at our discussion in the last meeting – the APPG Medical Research will be holding another summer reception this year. We thought it would be a brilliant opportunity for us to showcase lots of amazing research and act as a one-stop introduction to the whole sector […]