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Research spend by institution type

BBSRC research spend 2016-17: £319.3 million

The charts below show annual research spend grouped by institution type (for example top 30 UK HEIs, non-top 30 UK HEIs and strategically-funded institutes).

Two versions are shown:

  1. The Roslin Institute and IBERS included within the HEIs as these two strategically-funded institutes are embedded within HEIs
  2. All strategically-funded institutes grouped together.

1. The Roslin Institute and IBERS included within the HEIs

All figures given in £ million.

Some UK HEIs totals include spend to strategically-funded institutes. These are: Edinburgh (The Roslin Institute) and Aberystwyth (IBERS).

Breakdown

Institution type Spend Institute/University
Top 30 UK HEIs £206.2m Edinburgh: £23.8m
Manchester: £16.7m
Cambridge: £13.4m
Oxford: £12.0m
Nottingham: £10.5m
UCL: £10.0m
Imperial: £9.6m
Bristol: £9.2m
Glasgow: £8.9m
Warwick: £8.6m
York: £8.1m
Aberystwyth: £6.4m
Birmingham: £5.5m
Sheffield: £5.3m
Liverpool: £5.2m
KCL: £4.9m
Leeds: £4.7m
NIAB: £4.6m
Newcastle: £3.8m
St Andrews: £3.7m
Exeter: £3.7m
UEA: £3.7m
Dundee: £3.5m
Kent: £3.4m
Aberdeen: £3.4m
Leicester: £3.3m
Southampton: £3.2m
EMBL-EBI: £2.6m
Reading: £2.4m
Durham: £2.3m
Non-Top 30 UK HEIs £35.7m -
Sstrategically-funded institutes £77.2m JIC: £21.2m
Rothamsted: £15.9m
Pirbright: £12.5
Babraham: £12.0m
Quadram: £8.5m
Earlham: £7.1m
Overseas £0.1m -

2. All strategically-funded institutes grouped together

All figures given in £ million.

* Spend to strategically-funded institutes not included for Edinburgh (The Roslin Institute) and Aberystwyth (IBERS).

Breakdown

Institution type Spend Institute/University
Top 30 UK HEIs £185.2m Manchester: £16.7m
Cambridge: £13.4m
Oxford: £12.0m
Nottingham: £10.5m
UCL: £10.0m
Imperial: £9.6m
Bristol: £9.2m
Edinburgh: £9.1m
Glasgow: £8.9m
Warwick: £8.6m
York: £8.1m
Birmingham: £5.5m
Sheffield: £5.3m
Liverpool: £5.2m
KCL: £4.9m
Leeds: £4.7m
NIAB: £4.6m
Newcastle: £3.8m
St Andrews: £3.7m
Exeter: £3.7m
UEA: £3.7m
Dundee: £3.5m
Kent: £3.4m
Aberdeen: £3.4m
Leicester: £3.3m
Southampton: £3.2m
EMBL-EBI: £2.6m
Reading: £2.4m
Durham £2.3m
Aberystwyth: £0.0m
Non-Top 30 UK HEIs £35.7m -
Strategically-funded institutes £98.2m JIC: £21.2m
Rothamsted: £15.9m
Roslin: £14.7m
Pirbright: £12.5m
Babraham: £12.0m
Quadram: £8.5m
Earlham: £7.1m
IBERS: £6.4m
Overseas £0.1m -