We are funded by UK Research and Innovation, which brings together nine Councils into a single organisation that aims to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.
UK Research and Innovation
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. Their aim is to maximise the contribution of their component parts, working individually and collectively. They work with many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
ESRC is the UK’s largest funder of research on the social and economic questions facing us today. Their research shapes public policy and contributes to making the economy more competitive, as well as giving people a better understanding of 21st century society.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
EPSRC is the main funding agency for engineering and physical sciences research. Their portfolio covers a vast range of fields from healthcare technologies to structural engineering, manufacturing to mathematics, advanced materials to chemistry.