Our research

We support a wide range of research across disciplines to improve health; science that helps us understand human health and disease, from biomedical to clinical, social and population sciences. Below we highlight a few projects to give you a flavour of the breadth of the research we support.

Climate change and health

Watch our short films to learn about the complex challenges of climate change and health and hear how we are working together to understand the issues and find solutions through research. 

Autism research

We are invested in collaborative research, to better understand the challenges autistic students face so we can continue to improve support. Take a look at our infographic on autism research to find out more.

Pioneers, pupils and poetry

Listen to our podcast on our recent schools project, inspired by the stories of Elizabeth Blackwell and Henrietta Lacks. Hear three poems written in response to the conversations with pupils.

Photo by K├╝lli Kittus on Unsplash Pandemic impacts

COVID-19 lockdowns had a substantial impact on many people's mental health. Learn how the pandemic affected young people with a previous history of eating disorder symptoms and self-harm.

If you would like to see a full list of the research projects we are currently funding see our research projects list

Mental health films

Watch our series of mental health films and find out how inclusive research makes impactful research.

Tackling challenges together

Discover what some of our research communities have been looking into.

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