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Updated intellectual property guidance published
Following a consultation with research funders and stakeholders AMRC has published its updated guidance on intellectual property terms and conditions which better reflects current practices.
Influential report published ahead of development of new immigration system
The Migration Advisory Committee has published its report on the impact of European Economic Area migration on the UK labour market. Key recommendations include prioritising higher-skilled migration whilst restricting lower-skilled migration.
New Chair and digital boost for NHS England
Lord Prior of Brampton has been named as the Government’s preferred candidate to become the new Chair of NHS England. The Health & Social Care Committee recommended his appointment, subject to his resigning of the Conservative Party whip.
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Share your views on transparency in research
The Health Research Authority is asking researchers, sponsors and funders to complete its short survey on research transparency.
Charities must improve quality of public reporting
Charity Commission findings reveal a modest improvement in the quality of public reporting, but the regulator says that too many charities are still falling short in this area.
What's on? Other events in medical research
Feeding back trial results to trial participants
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen are looking for trial funder representatives as participants for the reporting clinical trial results appropriately to participants project.
AI could help to plan radiotherapy treatments for head and neck cancer
DeepMind Health and UCL Hospitals are using a computer algorithm to analyse CT scans of head and neck cancers. Initial testing suggests it can perform to a similar standard as radiographers and oncologists but in a fraction of the time.
Updates on excess treatment costs
The Department of Health & Social Care has circulated links to useful resources about the changes to the way excess treatment costs (ETCs) are paid.
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AMRC/NIHR Research Directors Summit
Clinical research is changing. How can funders ensure that the research they fund fits this evolving landscape? This meeting will bring together research leaders at medical research charities with leaders at NIHR to highlight opportunities for collaboration that will transform future clinical research. 
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