About



Research Councils UK is the strategic partnership of the UK's Research Councils. We invest annually around £3 billion in research.

Our focus is on excellence with impact:

  • We nurture the highest quality research, as judged by international peer review providing the UK with a competitive advantage. Global research requires we sustain a diversity of funding approaches, fostering international collaborations, and providing access to the best facilities and infrastructure, and locating skilled researchers in stimulating environments.
  • Our research achieves impact – the demonstrable contribution to society and the economy made by knowledge and skilled people. To deliver impact, researchers and funders need to engage and collaborate with the public, business, government and the third sector.

For further information please visit www.rcuk.ac.uk.



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