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Funding areas

You can submit applications at any time (responsive mode) for consideration by one of the 4 Research Committees.

  • Research Committee A (Animal disease, health and welfare)
  • Research Committee B (Plants, microbes, food and sustainability)
  • Research Committee C (Genes, development and STEM* approaches to biology)
    *Science Technology Engineering and Maths - Committee C will consider generic STEM approaches to biology; specific applications will be considered by the Committee providing the appropriate biological context
  • Research Committee D (Molecules, cells and industrial biotechnology)

There is considerable overlap between Research Committees. We will assess applications using the most appropriate expertise.

You may wish to consider our strategic priorities before submitting your application.

Queries about which Committee you should apply to should be directed to the contacts below.

Science areas

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Diagram showing some exemplar science areas and where they fit under the new committee structure. This is not an exhaustive list of our science areas nor a list of current priorities, these can be found under related links. Click on the thumbnail for a larger version (PDF 14KB).


Research Committee A

+44 1793 414657

Research Committee B

+44 1793 414657

Research Committee C

+44 1793 414657

Research Committee D

+44 1793 414657