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New Chief Executive appointed at UKSPA

New Chief Executive appointed at UKSPA

James Chaffer has been appointed as Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Science Park Association (UKSPA). James will join UKSPA on 4 January 2022 following the retirement of Jim Duvall who leaves after fourteen years at the Association.  James is currently...

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WISE launches Covid Unsung Heroes Awards

WISE launches Covid Unsung Heroes Awards

WISE, the campaign for diversity, inclusion and change in STEM, has launched its Covid Unsung Heroes Awards to celebrate the women working in STEM that have changed lives, communities and the economy for the better during the pandemic. Kay Hussain, WISE’s Chief...

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Budget will not meet ambitions of Innovation Strategy

Budget will not meet ambitions of Innovation Strategy

Authors: Patrick Bonnett, Steve Yianni and Jane Gate Slowing investment will make science superpower status less likely, say Patrick Bonnett and colleagues The budget was a chance to begin implementing the government’s Innovation Strategy. Launching the strategy...

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Bold new strategy to fuel UK’s world-class space sector

Bold new strategy to fuel UK’s world-class space sector

New plans to strengthen the UK as a world class space nation by firing up its multibillion-pound space industry have been set out in a National Space Strategy launched at the Harwell Campus. From connecting people with their friends and family and monitoring climate...

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New ten-year plan to make the UK a global AI superpower

New ten-year plan to make the UK a global AI superpower

The UK has launched its first National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy to help it strengthen its position as a global science superpower and seize the potential of modern technology to improve people’s lives and solve global challenges such as climate...

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