Author Archives: Caroline Ingram

Where can I find equipment policy advice?

To help you locate the advice you need, we’ve recently pulled together equipment sharing policies from the research and funding councils across the UK. The 2010 Wakeham review recommended that research councils should encourage more intensive use of existing and future investments in research equipment. Since then funders have put in place a number of … Read more

What is driving increased equipment sharing?

Why should universities share equipment? Equipment sharing has been at the heart of the efficiency agenda  since 2010. Put simply, creating and providing a searchable listing of your research facilities and equipment may enable greater collaboration and improve the efficiency and utilisation of existing equipment and facilities. National policies and drivers for equipment sharing Our … Read more