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Plan for new science research centre to go ahead despite spending cuts

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 21 June 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c3353
  1. Josephine Hayes
  1. 1BMJ

    An ambitious new biomedical research centre in London is to go ahead, despite expected cuts in public spending.

    The building of the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation in Somers Town, north London, in 2011, will not be affected by government cuts, which are expected to apply only to new projects, said John Cooper, the centre’s chief operating officer and interim chief executive officer, last week.

    The centre is protected partly because it combines the work of two established projects that have their organisational costs accounted for: the Medical Research Council’s National Institute for Medical …

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