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Arts and Humanities Research Board
The AHRB funds research and postgraduate study within the UK and provides funding for museums and galleries in higher education institutions.

Association of Commonwealth Universities
Through the provision of academic scholarships and fellowships, the ACU aims to increase staff and student mobility throughout the Commonwealth.

Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
In accordance with Andrew Carnegie's wishes, the Royal Charter enables the Trust to support the 13 Universities of Scotland, their staff and students.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DEFRA is a major funder of science; spending around £250m annually on research and other scientific activities such as surveillance and monitoring.

Economic and Social Research Council
The ESRC is the UK’s leading research funding and training agency addressing economic and social concerns.

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The EPSRC is the UK Government’s leading funding agency for research and training in engineering and the physical sciences.

European Union
EU research funding information.

Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) promotes and funds teaching and research in universities and colleges in England.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is one of the largest independent social policy research and development charities in the UK.

Leverhulme Trust
The Trust, established at the wish of William Hesketh Lever, the first Viscount Leverhulme, makes awards for the support of research and education. The Trust emphasises individuals and encompasses all subject areas.

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is a nonprofit and tax-exempt educational institution established in 1974. Its mission as a school is to study and teach land policy, including land economics and land taxation.

Natural Environment Research Council
NERC promotes and supports research into long-term environmental monitoring; terrestrial, marine and freshwater biology; Earth, atmospheric, hydrological, oceanographic and polar sciences; and Earth observation.

Nuffield Foundation
Lord Nuffield wanted his Foundation to 'advance social well being', particularly through research and practical experiment.

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister - Housing research
Information on the research the ODPM undertakes in support of the development, implementation and evaluation of its housing policies.

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister - Local and Regional Government
provides professional social research support and advice for the Local and Regional Government Group, covering a wide range of local government related issues. The Department is a major funder of research into local and regional government issues, with a budget in 2000/2001 of over £1,550,000.

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister - Planning research
The planning research programme supports the ODPM objective to create a fair and efficient land use planning system that respects regional differences and promotes development which is of high quality and sustainable.

Real Estate Research Institute
The Real Estate Research Institute is a non-profit organization created to stimulate high quality research on real estate investment performance and market fundamentals that will elevate the quality of real estate decision making.

Royal Geographical Society
The Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) is an important source of funding for research and training in Geography.

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