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Groundbreaking agreement strengthens UK-US research collaboration processes

Groundbreaking UK-US agreement strengthens research - 5 September 2013. iStockphoto
News from: Research Councils UK

Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the United States have entered into a new agreement designed to help support international research partnerships between the two countries.

This new two-way lead agency agreement enables a simplified and flexible process for researchers wishing to apply for UK-US collaborative research funding, using the usual systems and processes of the respective funding agencies.

This agreement is first being implemented by the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate (SBE) of the NSF in partnership with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

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