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Our head office is split between two locations:

 

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01793 416200

 

Medical Research Council
14th Floor
One Kemble Street
London
WC2B 4AN
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Medical Research Council
2nd Floor David Phillips Building
Polaris House
North Star Avenue
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN2 1FL
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Please visit the Institutes, Units and Centres section for descriptions, names and contact details for other MRC funded research organisations.

 

Email

If you know the name of the person you wish to contact, addresses for personnel at head office are in the format of:

firstname.lastname@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Funding and grant holder enquiries

 

Research funding, policy, eligibility, Grant Maintenance enquiries and general non-scientific enquiries

Research Funding Policy and Delivery (RFPD).
RFPD@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk
01793 416440

 

Fellowship eligibility enquiries and queries regarding the scientific aspect of your research proposal
Fellows@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Research Board grant proposal scientific contacts - Including New Investigator Research Grant, Partnership Grants, Programme Grants and Research Grants

Infections and Immunity Board (IIB) Science Contacts

Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board (MCMB) Science Contacts

Neurosciences and Mental Health Board (NMHB) Science Contacts

Population and Systems Medicine Board (PSMB) Science Contacts

 

Methodology Research Panel (MRP)

Scientific contacts: MRPGrants@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Biomedical Catalyst: Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS)

Scientific contacts:

alexander.pemberton@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

mark.pitman@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

stephen.oakeshott@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Regenerative Medicine Research Committee

Scientific enquiries: jonathan.pearce@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

MRC/DFID African Research Leaders scheme

Administration and scientific enquiries: ARLadmin@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Lifelong Health and Wellbeing (LLHW)

Scientific enquiries: Stephen.oakeshott@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Global Health Research

Scientific enquiries: meriel.flint@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Global Health Trials & Joint Global Health Trials

Scientific enquiries: jointglobalhealthtrials@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Confidence in Concept

Scientific enquiries: DPFS&DCS@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Experimental Medicine, Population Sciences and Partnership Initiatives scientific enquiries

david.crosby@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Public Health Intervention Development

Scientific enquiries: publichealth@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

UK-China Stem Cell Partnership Initiative

General enquiries: alex.harris@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

Scientific aspects of your research proposal: paul.colville-nash@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

If you have a query about NSFC funding for this initiative and the requirements for the joint application to NSFC, please visit the NSFC website and contact the initiative’s NSFC contact: Li Wencong liwc@nsfc.gov.cn

 

UK’s Clinical Research Capabilities & Technologies

james.horswill@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD)

General Enquiries to Alex Harris: mrc.gacd@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

Scientific/Remit enquiries of your proposal: Jill Jones jill.jones@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Stratified Medicine

Scientific enquiries: jonathan.pearce@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

0207 395 2217

 

Opportunities to work in the new Research Complex at Harwell

Those intending to apply for funding to work in the RCaH are encouraged to firstly contact.

adam.babbs@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

For queries relating to the facilities available at the RCaH, you may also contact the Director of RCaH, Professor Simon Philips.

Simon.Phillips@rc-harwell.ac.uk

 

Doctoral Training Grants Competition

Students@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

In Vivo Science Strategic Skills Awards

Proposals for SSAs relating to MRC studentships should be sent to fellows@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk with ‘MRC Strategic Skills Award Application’ clearly marked in the subject line.

SSAs relating to BBSRC studentships should be sent to postgrad.studentships@bbsrc.ac.uk

MRC studentship holders should contact Students@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk with all queries related to Strategic Skill Awards. Where possible, queries should be made from a single point of contact per institution.

 

Industrial CASE studentships

Queries relating to the requirements of the competition Students@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

MRC Integrative Toxicology Training Partnership (ITTP) PhD studentship scheme

http://tox.mrc.ac.uk/ittp/

Enquiries should be sent to Prof Andy Smith Smithags5@le.ac.uk.

 

Policy internship scheme
executive.office@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Open Access enquiries
openaccess@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk
 

MRC e-Val helpdesk and evaluation enquiries
evaluation@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Press, communications and website enquiries

 

General
corporate@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Press office
press.office@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

Direct line: 020 7395 2345
Out of office hours: 07818 428297

 

MRC website
websupport@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

 

Standards of service and complaints
Customer Service

 

UK Shared Business Services Ltd

 

UK SBS provides a broad range of expert services which are shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations.

 

UK SBS Ltd *
North Star House
North Star Avenue
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN2 1FF
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(*Suppliers should refer to their purchase order for invoicing details)

 

Je-S help desk
JeSHelp@rcuk.ac.uk

Je-S help pages

01793 44 4164

 

Pre-award grants enquiries
GrantsMRC@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

01793 867018

 

Post-award grants enquiries
GrantsPostAward@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

01793 867121

 

Enquiries about the Shared Business Services
sscltdcommunications@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

01793 867000

 

Shared Services - Recruitment
hr@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

 

Shared Services - Finance (including invoice queries)
finance@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

 

Shared Services - Procurement (including becoming a supplier)
procurement@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

 

Freedom of information

 

Request information under the act:
Freedom of Information

 

The Chief Executive’s office

 

Linda Willmott, Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive
Email: Linda.Willmott@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7395 2312
Fax: 020 7395 2421

 

Pensions

 

Ensign Pensions Administration Limited
Leatherhead House
Station Road
Leatherhead
Surrey
KT22 7ET
Email: mrc.pensions@ensignpensions.com
Telephone: 01372 200275 (9am – 5pm Mon – Fri)

 

Medical Advice

The MRC is not able to offer medical advice. Instead, please contact NHS Direct:

NHS Direct website
0845 4647

 

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