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Spending round at a glance: what it means for research

Sajid Javid’s speech to parliament had little detail on research spending, but the accompanying report outlined a series of measures—many previously announced. Here’s a breakdown of what the review brought for higher education and science.

The chancellor told MPs on 4 September that he wanted a Britain where we were “proud of scientists”, but his speech did not say much on how he was planning to deliver that.

The government documents published alongside his speech on the spending round for the next fiscal year provide slightly more detail. Here’s a look at what the review means for science and education funding—as well as the first reactions.

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