The AHRB provides funding and support in three programmes: advanced research; postgraduate research and training; and special funding for museums, galleries and collections.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The BBSRC is the leading funding agency for academic research and training in the biosciences at universities and institutes throughout the UK.
Economic and Social Research Council
The ESRC is the UK’s leading research funding and training agency addressing economic and social concerns. They aim to provide high quality research on issues of importance to business, the public sector and government. The issues considered include economic competitiveness, the effectiveness of public services and policy, and our quality of life.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The EPSRC is the largest of the seven UK Research Councils. It funds research and postgraduate training in universities and other organisations throughout the UK.
Medical Research Council
The MRC is a national organisation funded by the UK taxpayer. They promote research into all areas of medical and related science with the aims of improving the health and quality of life of the UK public and contributing to the wealth of the nation.
The website of the Natural Environment Research Council.
Science and Technology Facilities Council
From 1 April 2007 the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) and the Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils (CCLRC) merged to form the Science & Technology Facilities Council.