About us

About us

The Medical Research Council (MRC) improves the health of people in the UK - and around the world - by supporting excellent science, and training the very best scientists. We are a non-departmental public body funded through the government’s science and research budget.

What we do

Information about how we operate, including our history, mission and spending.

Contact us

Contact details for main switchboard, press office, Cheif Executive's office, UKSBS, funding and Je-S queries. Information on MRC Conference centre.

Our structure

Information about our organisational structure and how we are governed.

Institutes, Units and Centres

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Definitions of, and a full list of our Institutes, Units and Centres.

MRC jobs

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How to apply at our Head Office, a Research unit, additionally information about immigration and featured jobs. 

Getting involved

Learn about how to donate your brain, citizen science events and the Medical Research Festival.

Information and standards

Our policies on issues such as equality, freedom of information and data protection.