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subUK civil-military nuclear links

Research finds previously unacknowledged links between the UK's civil and military nuclear agendas.

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Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium

Major international initiative based at SPRU to be extended to a 5-year programme.

UK at night seen from space 100pxNational Centre for Energy Systems Integration

New research centre uses innovative modelling tools to map UK's energy future.

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New project investigates screening for cancer in the post-genomic era.

Scientists looking at microscope 100pxSerendipity in Research and Innovation

ERC grant awarded for project exploring the idea of ‘serendipity’ in research.

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SPRU launches £1.5m cutting-edge research programme on Deep Transitions.

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New project maps innovation pathways for Europe's low-carbon transition.

Food table square 100pxA Food Brexit: time to get real

The UK is seriously unprepared for the effects of Brexit on its food system, reveals new report

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