UK Science

Issue 70

Dear Mr Naresh Sagar, Orange
Welcome to the June Edition of the UK Science and Innovation Network in India’s Newsletter.

Top Story

Recently, Vijay spent two days with nuclear scientists from the UK and India in Oxford. The meeting, facilitated by RCUK India and co-organised by the EPSRC and Department of Atomic Energy, was held to outline proposals for joint research projects under the Phase III programme of UK-India collaboration in civil nuclear research. Read more …»

Funding Opportunities fund

 Proposals for  research programmes in mathematical sciences | Closing date – July 31, 2014  FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) BBSRC |Closing date – July 16, 2014

 ESPRC (UK) – DST (India) Initiative – Workshop Grant  | Closing date – July 31, 2014

Upcoming events events

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing International Conference

Date:  7th – Friday 11th July, 2014 | Venue: Nottingham
Date: 17-21st August 2014| Venue: Durban, South Africa

Spotlight on… Prizes spotlight

14th July 2014 is the deadline for nominations for this year’s Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. India is well represented in the Prize architecture – Narayana Murthy is on the judging panel and Dr Baldev Raj is on the search group. You can read about Dr Baldev thoughts on engineering in a recent interview about the prize. The 2013 winners were rewarded for the creation of the World Wide Web.


June also saw Antimicrobial Resistance announced as the chosen challenge for the recently reanimated £10m Longitude Prize. It was originally established in 1714 to reward the invention of a simple way of measuring longitude and awarded to John Harrison some 50 years later. This time around the British public were invited to vote for their favoured challenge, the prize criteria will now be refined in order to reward the creation of a cost-effective, accurate, rapid and easy-to-use test for bacterial infections.

Reports reports

Each month, we want to help you understand research and innovation in the UK and India better. Where could you visit, what has happened, what’s been published?

Visits and profiles


Sugar technology research at Vasantdada Sugar Institute – Vishakha’s visit report

Recent Events

Recent Publications

News from the web news
Thanks for reading! Best wishes,

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