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Universities need to act fast, once they know what Covid-19 means for them

This morning on Research Professional News, science minister Amanda Solloway writes about what Mental Health Awareness Week means for universities. She stresses the importance of professional stability for early-career researchers.

“That’s why we have brought forward £100 million of university research funding by a year to provide immediate help to our distinguished universities and so that their excellent research can continue,” she says. Solloway also tells us that the University Research Sustainability Taskforce will meet fortnightly “to protect and sustain higher education research capability and capacity”. The next meeting will be on 26 May.

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