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New Director of Estates: Francesca Fryer

Francesca Fryer joined us as Director of UCL Estates on 3 September. Amid a busy week, Francesca found time to address some of the big questions about her career background, inspirations, first impressions and aspirations within her new role.

Published: Sep 13, 2018 11:37:06 AM

Planning a cross-disciplinary project? Find out about relevant funding opportunities

There is a continuing buzz around UCL about the power and potential of cross-disciplinary working, forming as it does a major theme of the UCL 2034 strategy, and providing the driving force behind the UCL Research Domains. Strategic forums have emerged in particular research areas in response, such as the UCL Health Strategy Forum (HSF), which enables a coordinated, strategic pan-UCL cross-disciplinary approach to global challenges in health.

Published: Sep 12, 2018 3:30:29 PM

A revolution in academic publishing?

On 4 September 2018 Science Europe – a coalition of European research funders – issued a statement called Plan S, which would fundamentally change the pace of transition to full Open Access. The full documents, with a press release from the League of European Research Universities (LERU), are here.

Published: Sep 12, 2018 3:05:04 PM

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