How we support work that directly impacts health.
The recommendations set out in the review mark one of the first steps towards making sure that promising drugs, devices, diagnostics and digital products are adopted quickly across the NHS.
All teachers and technicians should have regular, high-quality continuing professional development throughout their career so that they can improve student learning.
We’re working to transform the teaching of science in primary schools so that every pupil has an excellent first experience of science.
We invest in researchers, large programmes of research and co-funded initiatives in Africa and Asia.
Over the past ten years, we’ve invested more than £120 million in longitudinal population studies in the UK and low- and middle-income countries.
We support governors and trustees to ensure their schools and colleges deliver high-quality science education.
Informal learning experiences – like visiting museums, meeting scientists, watching YouTube videos and playing games – offer huge potential for young people to engage with and learn about science in a way that works for them.
We can use knowledge about how people learn to develop and test evidence-informed teaching practices that help young people achieve more at school.
Our Science Education Tracker is a survey of young people’s attitudes towards and experiences of science education and careers.
We’re committed to supporting and improving practical science in schools and colleges.
Project summaries of the grants awarded under our education schemes.
Climate change, urban growth and unsustainable food systems threaten lives. Research evidence and new collaborations could protect and improve human and planetary health.
Developing the next generation of research leaders and the ecosystems they work in.
Young people should understand more about how science is relevant to them.
Vaccines prevent disease, save countless lives and cut healthcare costs. We want to help develop new vaccines and work out how to use the existing ones in a better way.
The collective overuse of antibiotics has caused one of the most urgent health problems. We want to transform the world's response towards stemming the rise of drug-resistant infections.
Science and health research should be open to anyone with a great idea.