24 July 2014
MRC and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), in association with the Society of Biology, are holding a consultation with the UK bioscience and medical science research communities regarding emerging or existing strategic research skills and capabilities.
21 July 2014
UK researchers will be granted access to a ‘virtual library’ of deprioritised pharmaceutical compounds through a new partnership between the MRC and seven global drug companies, announced today by Business Secretary Vince Cable.
16 July 2014
The MRC is to lead a cross-council initiative backed by eight government bodies and the Wellcome Trust to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts. For the first time all seven research councils will collaborate on the ever-growing problem of antimicrobial resistance.