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Scientists' lobbying seems to have paid off
Spending review: Science backed amid cuts

By staff Funding for Britain’s science sector has avoided cuts in the comprehensive spending review. It comes after a summer of prolonged campaigning by the scientific community warning of the fundamental importance of research to Britain’s longer-term economic competitiveness. Reports suggested funding for science would only be reduced by around ten per cent, significantly… Read more »

Science funding is in trouble
Willetts defends science funding against his boss

By staff David Willetts made the case for continued science funding today in his first major speech in government. The science minister argued that the UK must maintain a strong research base but accepted that he will have to make the case for that to the Treasury and to his boss, business secretary Vince… Read more »