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Launch of UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

3 Apr 2018

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF), aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven years of funding, for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovators, the scheme will tackle difficult and novel challenges.


MRC project crowned winner of Newton Prize in India

1 Nov 2017

An MRC Newton-funded project has been awarded the Newton Prize worth £200,000 at an event in New Delhi today, for testing the introduction of a new vital sign device into routine maternity care in hospitals in India and Africa.

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Daily pill to prevent HIV infection: the PROUD Study

1 Nov 2017

The ground-breaking results from the PROUD study, published in 2016, indicate that a treatment known as PrEP is highly protective for a high-risk group of people, reducing the risk of infection by 86 per cent. This protection is the highest reported from a randomised controlled trial of PrEP to date


MRC scientist wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

4 Oct 2017

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is delighted to announce the awarding of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Dr Richard Henderson, jointly with Professor Jacques Dubochet and Dr Joachim Fran.