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Governance and structure

BBSRC is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government.

  • Council is the top level decision-making body; accountable to Parliament for our activities
  • Boards (including the Audit Committee) report to and advise Council, enabling delivery of our strategic objectives
  • Strategy Advisory Panels advise BBSRC on strategy development
  • Research Committees oversee peer review processes and assess grant applications.