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16 Jun 2016
To help improve the reproducibility and reliability of research, and in response to feedback from the community, the MRC has updated the grant application process to allow applicants to include more detail on their methodology and experimental design.
13 Jun 2016
Congratulations to the MRC-associated people who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
1 May 2016
Two major UK charities have announced £100m of new partnership funding for the UK’s first Dementia Research Institute – one of the single biggest financial commitments to dementia research in the history of both charities.
29 Apr 2016
MRC-supported scientists are among the 47 distinguished medical researchers elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
26 Apr 2016
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) have approved a new multi-dose preparation of pneumococcal vaccine Prevenar 13®, sponsored by biopharmaceutical company Pfizer, based on a study conducted by MRC Unit The Gambia.
29 Feb 2016
Dr Madeline Lancaster, from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, is one of the recipients of the 2015 3Rs Prize. It recognises her work into reducing the use of animals in research through the development of brain organoids
9 Dec 2015
A review published by the MRC, AMS, BHF, CRUK, NIHR and Wellcome Trust explores the experiences of early-career clinical academics, showing that while many successfully progress to become leading researchers, many barriers to progression remain.
24 Nov 2015
The Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the first national Dementia Research Institute (DRI) in the UK is to be led by the MRC.
28 Oct 2015
28 Oct 2015
A look at Dr Hind Khalifeh's work in the field of documenting violence against mentally disabled women.