The UK research landscape is a guide to the organisation of science. Here you can find information on science funding; science in the government; the research base; and international collaborations.
There are more than 100 universities in the UK and most of them undertake some form of research. Find out more on an active map of UK universities, with contact details and links through to research pages.
Find out about the quality of research in UK universities through the Research Assessment Exercise.
Centuries of literature, art, science, politics and culture can be browsed online in this rich set of digital collections and archives from the UK and Ireland. Mostly open access, the collections and archives provide details and illustrations of major events, ideas, discoveries, and creativity, and the dramatic changes in people’s lives following social and political upheaval.
International Cooperation in Science and Technology
International cooperation in science and innovation, including details about key players. International collaborators can range from individual scientist-to scientist interactions to large team based projects and programmes between countries.
Science and Technology Policy and UK Governmental bodies
Find out about UK expertise in Science & Technology policy and how advice is given to Government. You can also find out more about certain governmental bodies
Find out about research institutions, funding and science policy in Northern Ireland.
EURAXESS Rights is an initiative that aims to enhance the attractiveness of a research career in Europe.
Industry plays a large role in Research and Development in the UK. Find out more about this sector and about the top companies performing R&D in the UK.
If you perform research in the UK you may need to know about intellectual property rights – read more about this here.
For certain areas of research you may need special training or licences, for example if you plan to work with animals. Find out more about UK regulations governing animal experimentation, the use of human subjects or tissue in research, and laboratory safety.