The Academy of Medical Sciences

The Academy of Medical Sciences is an independent body within the UK which works to represent and support a range of medical sciences. Further information about the Academy can be found here.

Alzheimer's Research UK

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity specialising in finding preventions, causes, treatments and a cure for dementia. Further information about ARUK can be found here.

Arts Council

Fund arts activities that engage people in England or help artists and arts organisations carry out their work. Further information about Arts Council can be found here.

British Academy

The British Academy is the UK's national body for the humanities and social sciences. Funding sources enable UK researchers to work with scholars and resources in other countries, sustain a British research presence in various parts of the world and help to attract overseas scholars to the UK. Further information about the British Academy can be found here.

British Heart Foundation

Providing research grants that aim to play a leading role in the fight against diseases of the heart and circulation by supporting vital, pioneering research into their causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Further information about the British Heart Foundation can be found here.

British Lung Foundation

The British Lung Foundation is leading the fight against lung disease through research, prevention and campaigning, supporting patients and families and supporting health care professionals. Further information about the Foundation can be found here.

Cancer Research UK

Grants, research and training development funding. Further information about Cancer Research UK can be found here.

Daphne Jackson Trust

The Daphne Jackson Trust is focused upon supporting scientists and engineers who are returning to their research careers after a career break. Further information about the Daphne Jackson Trust can be found here.

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life throughout the UK. Primary interests of the foundation are in the arts, education and learning, the environment and enabliing disadvantaged people to participate fully in society. Further information about the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation can be found here.

John Templeton Foundation

A number of topics - including creativity, freedom, gratitude, love, and purpose - can be found under more than one core funding area. The foundation welcomes proposals that bring together these overlapping elements, especially by combining the tools and approaches of different disciplines. Further information about the John Templeton Foundation can be found here.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an endowed charity that funds a large, UK-wide research and development programme. They seek to understand the root causes of social problems, to identify ways of overcoming them, and to show how social needs can be met in practice. Further information about the Joseph Rowntree Foundation can be found here.

The Leverhulme Trust

Funding for research and education projects, fellowships, studentships, bursaries and prizes; it operates across all the academic disciplines, the ambition being to support talented individuals as they realise their personal vision in research and professional training. Further information about the Leverhulme Trust can be found here.

Royal Academy of Engineering

Britain's national academy for engineering brings together the country's most eminent engineers from all disciplines to promote excellence in the science, art and practice of engineering. Resources of interest under Education, Research and Industry and Prizes in the site menu. Further information about the Royal Academy of Engineering can be found here.

Royal Society

The society has three roles: it is the UK academy of science promoting the natural and applied sciences, a learned society, and a funding agency. Further information about the Royal Society can be found here.

Royal Society of Chemistry

The UK's professional body for chemical scientists, the Royal Society of Chemistry supports and promotes the chemical sciences by educating future scientists, partnering with industry and academia and advising governments on policy. Further information about the Royal Society of Chemistry can be found here.

Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation which continously works towards improvements in human and animal health. Supported areas include the medical humanities and biomedical research. Further information about the Wellcome Trust can be found here.