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Research spend by research topic and investment mechanism

BBSRC research spend 2014-2015: £334M

These charts show research spend in 2014-15.

  • The outer rings show the composition by investment mechanism of the total spend for each research topic
  • The inner rings show the total funding split between HEIs (and their analogues) and BBSRC strategically funded institutes for each research topic, irrespective of investment mechanism.

All figures given in £M.

Icons (except 'Ageing', 'Immunology', 'Soil Science' and 'Stem Cells' icons) made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

Key

Colour Investment mechanism
Responsive mode
Initiatives
Research and industry clubs
Strategic (ISPG, etc.)
Fellowships
HEIs
BBSRC strategically funded institutes

Breakdown

Research topic Spend
Ageing £17.6M
Animal health £46.0M
Animal welfare £5.9M
Bioenergy £18.1M
Crop science £56.9M
Diet and health £8.7M
Immunology £36.0M
Industrial biotechnology £48.7M
Microbial food safety £8.2M
Microbiology £107.8M
Neuroscience £35.4M
Pharmaceuticals £16.0M
Plant science £86.7M
Regenerative biology £3.7M
Soil science £8.5M
Stem cells £10.5M
Structural biology £42.1M
Synthetic biology £57.3M
Systems biology £24.2M
Technology development £63.7M
The 3 Rs £1.5M