Researchers will now need to take into account five data-sharing principles if they want to access the NHS’s vast stores of information.
The UK’s universities minister has admitted that more needs to be done to increase the diversity of university staff.
The UK’s science minister has said he remains convinced that the country’s participation in the European Union’s R&D and student mobility schemes could be negotiated separately from any withdrawal agreement.
Business secretary Greg Clark has launched two schemes in memory of manufacturing expert and Labour peer Kumar Bhattacharyya, who died earlier this year.
Just 13 per cent of active university spinouts in the UK have at least one female founder, according to research that lays bare the chronic underrepresentation of female entrepreneurs.