British research councils should still foster basic science.
▼The UK government has invested heavily in science. Now it's looking for a return, and some worry that the research councils are being pressured to deliver, possibly at the expense of 'blue skies' research. Geoff Brumfiel looks at the changing landscape of science funding in Britain.
●Funders to boost researcher career development
●Researchers refuse career development deal
●Biomedical ethics gets funding boost