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Compliance and sanctions policy on reporting research outcomes

What sanctions UKRI applies to funded researchers who fail to report on their research outcomes.

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UKRI requirements for funded researchers – reporting research outcomes using Researchfish (PDF)

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If you have UKRI funding you may be liable to sanctions if you do not have an exemption from reporting and do not report on your research outcomes.

These include:

  • being barred from being a principal or co-investigator on future UKRI-funded research projects
  • having undispersed payments on current research projects frozen.

This document contains our compliance and sanctions policy, which includes exceptions from sanctions.


  • 23 November 2023
    All references to studentships have been removed to reflect our new policy on studentship data collection for the 2024 submission period.

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