Research council funding: diversity data, financial year 2020 to 2021

Data on the diversity of funding applicants and recipients for each research council.



Combined EDI data for research councils' applicants and awardees, 2016-15 to 2020-21 (Tableau)

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The data set covers:

  • principal investigator (PI) and co-investigator (CI) grant applicants and recipients
  • fellowship applicants and awardees
  • PhD studentship starts

There are 4 protected characteristics in the data set:

  • age
  • disability
  • ethnicity
  • sex

We publish this data once a year.

The diversity profiles for the student and staff populations are constructed using data from the Higher Education Statistical Agency.

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