Grant funding policies

All researchers and organisations we fund must comply with our grant funding policies. Applicants and grantholders should read these policies alongside our grant conditions and their award letter.

Good research practice guidelines

Organisational governance, research integrity and design, sharing research outputs, mentoring, research culture and maximising the impact of research.

Bullying and harassment policy

What we expect from the people and organisations we fund, why we ask to be informed and what we do with this information, sanctions and handling allegations.

Open access policy

What the policy applies to, how to comply, preprints, costs we'll provide and sanctions.

Use of animals in research policy

What we expect from the researchers and organisations we fund, animals covered by the policy, 3Rs standards, NC3Rs peer review and when researchers must contact us.

Overheads policy

When researchers can ask for overheads and what costs are included.

Contact us 

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.