A report setting out scenarios for the future of research may have missed a chance to help carve out a new career path in structured research, a group of research professionals heard last week.
Changes to academic and research practices are taking place in universities as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and last week, a group of university professionals reflected on some of those shifts.
University equipment sharing databases were a response to new grant funding requirements, but Chris Wilkinson reports that the University of Cambridge’s database is taking on added significance in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers from across Science and Engineering South (SES) member institutions have joined the international response to the coronavirus in an effort to develop treatments, vaccinations and protect communities. The science and medical research communities are collaborating on what has been described as an unprecedented scale.
Joining the consortium in February 2020, Rosie Niven will be based at University College London (UCL) and will manage Science and Engineering South’s communication channels. She will combine this role with working as University Liaison Manager for UCL at the Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.