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Research Professional News provides authoritative, editorially independent news, analysis and commentary that helps your entire institution make better decisions. Focusing on research policy, research funding and higher education, our news provides regional, national and international coverage of developments at government departments, funding agencies and institutions.

With a specialist editorial team around the world, we take an objective, independent view of events, breaking exclusive news and probing the detail behind official statements to provide invaluable insights to everyone in your institution. Research Professional News is combined with Pivot-RP, a comprehensive source for funding opportunities and collaborator discovery.

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Enhance your institution’s decision-making process using research funding and policy news that is carefully sourced, organized, and distilled by an expert team of specialist journalists.

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Leverage powerful, integrated communication tools to extend the research office’s capabilities to share funding news and information proactively and efficiently to targeted sets of individuals and groups.

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Research Professional News publishes regular in-depth commentary from leading figures in global higher education and research policy, including university leaders, government ministers and funders.

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Our Funding Insight service, available as part of a Research Professional News subscription, provides insight from funders into what they are looking for in upcoming calls, and interviews with previous grant winners sharing tips from their winning bids.

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International News, insight and intelligence and funding coverage spanning Europe, the United Kingdom, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and North America.


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Topics covered include government policy, funding agencies, publishing, regulation and research culture.


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Specialist journalists based around the world, who seek out and explain the most important developments in their region for both local and international audiences.



With a range of daily and weekly bulletins, digital magazines, and the option of fully personalized email alerts, it’s easy to tailor our news to your needs.



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