28 July 2016
Stern Report on the REF
We are pleased that Lord Stern has not suggested a major overhaul of the REF and made suggestions which could help to minimise its burden.
28 July 2016
Open Research Data Concordat
Openness is increasingly important in terms of research and scientific data and will help to maximise the impact of our world-class research.
03 June 2016
Russell Group and the EU
The Russell Group has responded to the Chancellor’s speech about the importance of EU membership to the UK service sector.
16 May 2016
Higher Education white paper and Bill
We share the Government’s desire to strengthen the UK’s world-class higher education and research system.
16 March 2016
Russell Group universities are engines of growth in their regions and will be key partners in the Science and Innovation Audits announced today. The introduction of PhD loan support, alongside existing grant funding, will be welcomed by students and universities alike.
25 November 2015
Spending Review 2015
We welcome the Government's commitment to maintain the research budget and funding for teaching high-cost subjects in real terms, and the extension of student loans to postgraduates.
19 November 2015
Response to the Nurse Review
We welcome Sir Paul's call to preserve the science ring-fence and dual support system. Investment in excellent science, research and innovation is so important but the UK spends much less on research than our competitors
08 September 2015
Comprehensive Spending Review 2015
Our submission to the Spending Review sets out the opportunities for building a resilient economy and creating highly-skilled jobs that come from investing in world-class research, innovation and higher education.
26 March 2015
Research Partnership Investment Fund
£85m has been provided to Russell Group universities to work with businesses on major research in health and engineering
18 March 2015
The Budget 2015
The Russell Group welcomes greater support for postgraduate research students and additional funding for research and innovation