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Director appointed for new UK health and biomedical informatics research institute

22 March 2017

Professor Andrew Morris has been appointed Director of the new UK health and biomedical informatics research institute, which is to be named Health Data Research UK (HDR UK).

Change to industrial CASE studentships scheme

14 March 2017

A change to the MRC industrial Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering (CASE) studentships scheme will see studentships allocated directly to research organisations for two intake years. 

New Appointments to the Medical Research Council

14 March 2017

Two new members have been appointed to the Council of the Medical Research Council (MRC) by the Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson. Mr Richard Murley has been appointed as a lay member and Dr Pauline Williams has been appointed as an industry member. The appointments are with effect from 1 March 2017.

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