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.
World-class bioscience, curiosity-led research and priority areas
Policies and strategies
Strategic planning, reviews, consultations, employment and diversity policies, policy and position statements
Council, Executive, Boards, Strategy Panels and Research Committees
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
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