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Recruitment to the MRC Council of UK Research and Innovation

26 Oct 2017

UK Research and Innovation is a new organisation that, from 1 April 2018, will bring together the seven research councils, Innovate UK and Research England. Each will be led by an Executive Chair who will be supported by a Council of up to 12 members.

The Councils will have a pivotal role in ensuring the success of UK Research and Innovation, helping it achieve its strategic objectives to be the single, strong voice of UK research and innovation, and building on our world-leading reputation.

Council members will have a range of expertise and experience in research and innovation across higher education, industry and commerce, policy and/or civil society, reflecting different characteristics and professional backgrounds.

The MRC is looking to appoint up to 12 Council members from 1 April 2018 - if you have relevant expertise and experience we would like to hear from you. Find out more on our Council page.
Update (14 November 2017): The deadline has now closed and we are no longer accepting applications.


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