Research England – how we fund higher education providers

An explanation of the different types of allocated funding and how these are distributed.

Research England
Last updated:
6 August 2021


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Research England provides funding to English higher education providers for research and knowledge exchange. This booklet explains our funding methods, covering:

  • how we calculate the amount that each provider receives
  • the components of a provider’s annual grant
  • the different types of funding that we allocate.

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