New model grants: fund the chosen few

New model grants: fund the chosen few | Paul Jump| Times Higher Education| 25 November 2010

Scientists sound creativity warning as councils look to concentrate cash. A funding shift that would reduce the availability of small grants for individuals in favour of concentrating cash on larger projects risks shackling scientific creativity, researchers have warned. The prospect of research councils focusing larger sums on a smaller number of projects has been raised by the huge savings being demanded of them.

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