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Our organisation

We are one of 7 Research Councils that work together as Research Councils UK (RCUK). We are funded by the Government's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Our budget for 2012-13 is around £467M, and we support around 1600 scientists and 2000 research students in universities and institutes across the UK.

  • Our vision

    World-class bioscience, curiosity-led research and priority areas

  • Policies and strategies

    Strategic planning, reviews, consultations, employment and diversity policies, policy and position statements

  • Structures

    Council, Executive, Boards, Strategy Panels and Research Committees

  • Current vacancies

    Job opportunities with BBSRC, strategically-funded institutes and BBSRC-funded research programmes

  • Institutes and centres

    Institutes, BBSRC Sustainable Bioenergy Centre and Systems Biology centres

  • UK research and innovation campuses

    We provide strategic funding for 8 institutes based at 6 separate and distinctive campuses across the UK

  • Strategic partnerships with universities

    Strategic partnership involves increased dialogue between BBSRC and senior management of partner universities

  • Spending overview

    Analysis, top funded universities, funding to institutes, funding to regions

  • Our mission and history

    The goals of BBSRC and its Council, history, current and previous Chairs and Chief Executives