Remit, portfolio and priorities - STFC

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Areas we fund

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) funds research in these core areas:

We also fund research that takes skills, techniques and technologies developed in those core areas, and seeks to transfer them into other areas.

Additional STFC programmes include:

Check if your research is within STFC’s remit

Before making a research proposal, you can check if your research is suitable for STFC funding. It’s a good idea to do this if your research is interdisciplinary or not clearly within STFC’s core areas.

Other areas we support

We support many more research areas through the research facilities and resources we manage and invest in.

Last updated: 23 June 2022

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