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Research Fortnight – 10 July 2024

 Images: Number 10 [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0] via Flickr; University of Manchester; Getty Images

In issue 658, Labour’s approach to R&D, messages to government, Nancy Rothwell interviewed and more

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Our Research Fortnight email has a new look this week—we hope you like it. There is also, of course, a new look to research policy leadership in Westminster following Labour’s landslide election win. In our lead story, we look at what Patrick Vallance’s surprise appointment as science minister could bring, as commentators predict Jacqui Smith’s oversight of universities could lead to ‘gargantuan changes’. Meanwhile, sector leaders set out their hopes for the new government in our election comment special, parts one, two, three and four.

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