This is a detailed list of all our councils’ themes, research areas, programmes and priorities. You can find what we are investing in and what resources you can access.
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The aim of this programme is to support and enable UK researchers to carry out unique research, in collaboration with colleagues around the world, to improve our understanding of antimicrobial resistance.
The aim of this cross-council initiative is to address one of the key gaps in our understanding of the role of the outdoor and host environments in antimicrobial resistance in the real world.
The aim of this programme is to foster collaborative activities between academic researchers and business representatives at all career stages to identify and develop new approaches to solving major research challenges and help to deliver key benefits to the UK aquaculture sector.
The Belmont Forum is a group of the world’s major and emerging funders of global environmental change research, that aims to support international transdisciplinary research for understanding, mitigating and adapting to global environmental change.
The BIO-Carbon programme will provide new insights into the role of marine life in ocean carbon storage and robust predictions of future ocean carbon storage in a changing climate. The programme aims to highlight the importance of international waters in carbon policy and will focus on processes that are globally relevant.
This programme holds a major role in supporting the development of new biological processes, strains of organisms and feedstocks. These can be used to support:
The aim of the BETR programme is to advance understanding of the evolution of the biosphere by integrating excellent palaeoscience (such as palaeontology, geochemistry, geochronology and phylogenomics) and cutting-edge modelling.
Accelerate the green economy by supporting research and innovation that unlock solutions essential to achieving net zero in the UK by 2050.
Strengthen security and resilience, from individual to national level, across a range of social and economic areas at the heart of daily life.
This programme funds research projects that support key themes connected to climate-driven changes to the terrestrial, coastal and near-shore marine environments in Inuit Nunangat as well as impacts on community health and wellbeing.
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