Research Coordination

Many different organisations fund health research in the UK. The UKCRC has developed a coherent approach to health research funding by providing a forum to coordinate the activities of funding bodies, and by developing an evidence base to inform strategic planning.

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Health Research Classification System

The UKCRC developed a bespoke Health Research Classification System for classifying all types of research across all areas of health and disease.

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Health Research Analysis

The Health Research Classification System was used to analyse the health research portfolios of UK government and charity funders in 2006 and again in 2009/2010.

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Joint Funding Initiatives

The UKCRC has provided a forum to facilitate coordination between funding bodies leading to joint initiatives in public health and infection research.