Medical Research Council (MRC)

MRC funds research at the forefront of science to prevent illness, develop therapies and improve human health.



Funding opportunities

Advancing adolescent mental health and wellbeing research

Apply for funding to help improve research in the field of ‘adolescence, mental health and the developing mind’ through:

  • methodological innovation
  • capability building.

You can be researcher at any career stage who is:

  • within the remit of AHRC, ESRC or MRC
  • based in the UK
  • from a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

Artificial intelligence for better biomedical and health research

Apply for funding to use artificial intelligence (AI) for biomedical and health research.

To lead a proposal, you must be from a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding.


Medical Research Council (MRC)
Polaris House,
North Star Avenue,

Changes to MRC's website

Following the move of MRC funding opportunities and news to the UKRI website, this summer we are starting to move more of MRC’s web content to the new integrated site.

Use the content listing above and search the  MRC’s website for other MRC content.

Read more about the work in the UKRI councils are moving to item.

NOTE Council web content is being transitioned to this website – let us know if you have feedback or would like to help us test new developments.