MRC Head Office
We have head offices in Swindon and London.
Switchboard for both locations: 01793 416200
MRC staff: If you know the name of the person you wish to contact, email: email@example.com.
General enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical advice: The MRC is not able to offer medical advice. Instead, please contact NHS Choices.
Press office: email@example.com, tel: 020 7395 2345, out of office hours: 07818 428297
Chief Executive's Office: Linda Willmott, PA to the Chief Executive: Linda.Willmott@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk, tel: 020 7395 2312
MRC Conference Centre - London
We have 14 bespoke conference rooms at our London head office, available for MRC departments, units and affiliated organisations. For full details see MRC Conference Centre.
13th floor, One Kemble Street, London, WC2B 4AN
Tel: 0207 395 2330
Invoices, suppliers and job applications
Please see the UK Shared Business Services (UKSBS) website if you have a query about any of the following:
- Finance - queries about invoices
- Procurement - queries about becoming a supplier
- Recruitment - queries about job applications
Funding and eligibility
General MRC remit, funding policy and eligibility enquiries
For general enquiries regarding remit, funding policy and eligibility, please contact our Research Funding Policy & Delivery Team. Email: RFPD@Headoffice.mrc.ac.uk or tel: 01793 416440.
Research proposal scientific queries
If you have a query about the scientific aspects of your research proposal, please see the contacts listed on the following pages:
- Infections and immunity contacts
- Molecular and cellular biology contacts
- Neurosciences and mental health contacts
- Population and systems medicine contacts
If you are unsure who to contact please email the Research Funding Policy & Delivery Team (Email: RFPD@Headoffice.mrc.ac.uk or tel: 01793 416440.) with your latest CV and short project overview.
Peer review enquiries
If you have a query about the peer review of a research proposal, either as an applicant, reviewer or Board/Panel member, please contact our MRC Board and Panel team. Email: PeerReview@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk or tel: 01793 416248.
MRC Fellowships enquiries
Should you wish to discuss a proposal to any MRC fellowship scheme eg to discuss your scientific interests, career aspirations, choice of scheme, please email Fellows@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk including the following information:
- CV in our CV template (DOCX, 30KB)
- List of relevant publications
- Short overview of the project and how the fellowship will support your career aspirations
Funding for both PhD and Masters studentships is provided to research organisations, such as universities and MRC units, institutes and centres, who select outstanding candidates for projects with leading researchers. We do not fund students directly, so prospective students should contact the institution at which they wish to study. Further details of the MRC’s strategy for research training and careers can be found on our studentship guidance pages.