How Research England is governed

Research England is governed and supported by a council of leading experts, helping to shape our strategy and overall approach.

Research England Council

The role of the Council is to:

  1. Support the executive chair in ensuring the successful operation of Research England, including setting priorities and activities in line with UKRI’s overall strategy, and considering key risks.
  2. Provide expert advice on the development of Research England’s strategic delivery plan. To monitor, review progress and act as a critical friend.
  3. Provide strategic advice to UKRI on the research and knowledge exchange system of relevance to Research England.
  4. Act as ambassadors and advocates for UKRI and Research England.

Council members

See all members of Research England Council.

See a register of interests of the Council members.

See the terms of reference for Research England Council.

Council meetings

See previous meeting minutes.

Upcoming meeting dates:

  • 28 September 2023
  • 23 November 2023
  • 1 February 2024
  • 9 May 2024
  • 18 July 2024
  • 26 September 2024
  • 21 November 2024

Last updated: 1 December 2023

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