Find out how the people and projects we invest in can make an impact on our lives and the world we live in.
4 November 2022
New network helps policymakers tackle UK’s productivity challenge
Transforming university access for poorer students in Colombia
Connecting with the ocean to protect the marine environment
Empowering women in the aviation and aerospace industry
Improving election fairness and participation
Prioritising communities’ social needs during COVID-19
Improving intergovernmental relations between UK administrations
Helping the UK benefits system deliver financial security
Shaping national and regional domestic abuse policy and practice
Protecting mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19
Improving access to pregnancy and birth services in Ghana
Exposing social inequalities and breaking the cycle of disadvantage
12 August 2022
How the COVID-19 lockdowns affected the domestic abuse crisis
11 August 2022
International zoonotic disease research leads to long term impact
4 August 2022
The next generation of artificial intelligence (AI) services
1 February 2021
Strengthening evidence for policy with better population data
Improving adolescent mental wellbeing using national cohort data
Changing thinking about women offenders through prison design
Research helps improve position of autistic people in the workplace
Findings on how children learn to read transform teaching methods
Insuring previously uninsurable small farmers in Uganda
26 October 2020
The plastics paradox
9 July 2019
Using ‘science capital’ to spark diverse participation in science
Research led to Scotland raising criminal responsibility to age 12
1 March 2019
Increasing the number of women in the IT sector
20 June 2018
Cutting carbon footprints in the service sector
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