New Year Update

New Year Update

We’re delighted to announce that the University of Leicester and University of Oxford have joined the UKRN-led Open Research programme. This consortium is now 20 universities working together with partners to improve open research practice in their own institutions...

Raising awareness of the how and why of open research

UKRN has today released a series of films to encourage and support researchers with their efforts to grow and embed open research practices across the sector.   Based on the existing UKRN primer series, the videos feature members of the UKRN community...
The UKRN Dorothy Bishop Prize 2023

The UKRN Dorothy Bishop Prize 2023

Celebrating the contributions of Early Career Researchers to research improvement UKRN are seeking nominations of Early Career Researchers to recognise their achievements and contribution to open research. We particularly encourage nominations of individuals whose...
Further Funding: Opportunity for change

Further Funding: Opportunity for change

Further funding is an ‘opportunity for step change’, as UKRN calls for new university collaborations to meet research culture goals Research England today announced further funding for higher education research institutions to support efforts to enhance research...

Reflection on the Leadership in Academia May 2022 workshop

Content by Gareth Moore, attendee at the Leadership in Academia workshop in May 2022. Why should a PhD student be concerned with leadership training? After all, being in a position of leadership, especially in academia, comes after many years toiling in the lab....