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17 February 2017
February 2017 UK-China Research and Innovation Partnership Fund newsletter

Find out about our current activities in China in the February 2017 newsletter, now available. 

06 January 2017
UK-China-Thailand-Philippines-Vietnam research underpins the long-term sustainable future of rice

Today, BBSRC has announced a total of 13 projects to be funded through the Newton Fund's UK-China-Thailand-Philippines-Vietnam Sustainable Rice Programme, across a range of research areas, to underpin the long-term sustainable production of rice. 

04 January 2017
UK-China Research and Innovation Partnership Fund - January 2017 newsletter

The latest newsletter from the Newton Fund in China, known as the UK-China Research and Innovation Partnership Fund, is now available. 

08 December 2016
UK Chancellor confirms £28 million commitment to UK-South Africa Newton Fund to address development challenges

Additional funding for collaborative research and innovation programmes was highlighted as part of a high-level visit to South Africa by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, to deepen economic ties.

17 November 2016
Newton Fund backing ESRC-NRF collaborative research on Higher Education in South Africa

The ESRC and National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa are pleased to announce five new collaborative research projects on higher education in South Africa or wider Africa.

 

08 November 2016
Science Minister announces major UK-India Newton Fund research investments worth up to £80 million and £1 million Newton Prize for 2017

The UK Science Minister has today announced a series of research programmes from the Newton Fund worth up to £80 million to address global societal challenges affecting people living in India.

02 November 2016
UK-Colombia agree new £20 million Newton Fund bioeconomy research programme

A new Newton Fund £20 million bioeconomy research programme, responsible for developing new drugs, medicines, biofertilisers and pollution tackling products, has been announced by the UK and Colombia today.

02 November 2016
Newton Fund supporting Met Office immersion into Amazon science

A Met Office Climate Scientist, Chantelle Burton, describes her scientfic immersion into the amazing world of the Amazon, to understand the methods for assessing the impacts of climate change on the great and diverse forest.

25 October 2016
Newton Fund helping to fund research into 'How even our brains get 'slacker' as we age'

This research shows that losing the youthful firmness and elasticity in our skin is one of the first outward signs of ageing. Now it seems it’s not just our skin that starts to sag - but our brains too.

25 October 2016
Newton Fund backing Chile youth entrepreneurship and innovation training

Thanks to the “Young Innovators Programme”, a joint effort from Foundation for Agrarian and Innovate UK, through the Newton Fund, the first workshops were delivered, in order to choose the best twenty initiatives.