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26th October 2011 Toronto, Canada

SINfographic: A field guide to UK scientists and engineers

We have another another SIN infographic (SINfographic?) this week, this time about scientists and engineers in the UK. The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and the Office for National Statistics prepare annual summaries of key science, engineering and technology (SET) indicators, such as R&D expenditure and international comparisons, which can be downloaded from the […]

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27th May 2011 Toronto, Canada

Excellence in UK research

This is John Preece guestblogging about another question we at SIN get asked quite often – excellence in UK research. British universities consistently undertake world-class science, receiving over 12 % of all citations to published papers and 10 % of internationally-recognised prizes each year with just 1 % of the world’s population. This assiduous output […]

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5th April 2011 Toronto, Canada

Research Excellence in Canada

When researchers and policymakers in the UK contact the Science and Innovation Network, they often want a concise summary of all the world-class research going on here. We use several sources to compile this information, one of which is the Canada Research Chairs programme. This government initiative invests $300 million per year in 2000 professorships […]

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