News archive: 2010

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Plans approved for visionary institute

Plans to build a world-leading medical research institute at St Pancras in London have been approved by councillors at Camden Town Hall.
16 December 2010

Paul Nurse becomes President of the Royal Society

Sir Paul Nurse has begun his five year term as President of the prestigious Royal Society
01 December 2010

MPs to review UKCMRI’s plans

MPs on the Commons Science and Technology select committee have announced an inquiry into the progress of UKCMRI.
18 November 2010

Agreement signed to establish UKCMRI

The consortium behind the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (UKCMRI) has formally agreed to build the new institute.
09 November 2010

CABE review gives support for UKCMRI designs

The architectural watchdog, CABE have given their backing to the designs for UKCMRI.
29 October 2010

UKCMRI founders play key role in treatments for genetic diseases

Ten years after scientists cracked our genetic code, genome sequencing is being used to treat genetic diseases and improve people’s lives.
27 October 2010

Government sees UKCMRI as a key part of the future economy

UKCMRI is to play a central role as part of the UK’s first ever National Infrastructure Plan launched by Prime Minister, David Cameron, on Monday 25 October.
25 October 2010

Government confirms UKCMRI funding

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has confirmed Government funding for the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation.
20 October 2010

Paul Nurse named most influential in British science

UKCMRI’s Chief Executive and Director-designate, Paul Nurse, has been named the most influential person in British science by The Times’ Eureka magazine.
07 October 2010

Informing the consultation

As Camden Council continues its consultation on UKCMRI’s planning application, representatives joined a public meeting to answer queries about the project.
06 October 2010

Planning application registered

UKCMRI’s application has now been formally registered with Camden Council.
16 September 2010

UKCMRI submits plans for world-leading medical research institute

Planning application submitted to Camden Council on 1 September 2010.
02 September 2010

Science Minister supports UKCMRI

David Willetts MP voiced his support for UKCMRI at the All Party Parliamentary Group for Medical Research.
02 August 2010

Paul Nurse to head world-leading centre

The Nobel laureate Sir Paul Nurse is to become UKCMRI’s first Director and Chief Executive.
15 July 2010

Unprecedented step in science leadership

UKCMRI has released its scientific vision for the institute and designs for the building.
21 June 2010

UKCMRI welcomes Government commitment

UKCMRI welcomes government commitment to funding.
24 May 2010

Government to invest £250m in UKCMRI

The Government is to invest £250 million in the project to build a world class research centre that will tackle some of the biggest biomedical challenges.
25 March 2010

Development Control Forum

Senior members of the UKCMRI team will meet Camden residents to discuss plans for the new institute at a public meeting in February.
31 January 2010