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Government to open up publicly funded research

Universities, businesses and the public to have better access to British scientific research and academic papers by 2014. The government has announced that it will make publicly funded scientific research available for anyone to read for free, accepting recommendations in a report on open access by Dame Janet Finch. This will likely see a major…

Urgent action needed to meet creative industries skills demand

The UK creative industries sector has huge growth potential and will be a key driver of economic recovery, but risks being held back by a lack of relevant skills, the CBI has published. A new report from the UK’s leading business group says that the creative industries sector is expected to employ 1.3 million people…