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MRC Head Office

We have head offices in Swindon and London.

During the pandemic teams based in both our Swindon and London offices have been working remotely, while staff are now beginning to return to the office, hybrid working between home and office is encouraged.  We have and still anticipate to receive an increased volume of enquiries, so please bear with us while we endeavour to respond to all enquiries as soon as possible.

The best way for you to contact us continues to be by email. Please see the ‘Funding and eligibility’ section below, for details of MRC team contact email addresses and links to the pages detailing MRC Programme Manager contact information. if you are unsure where to direct your enquiry please email RFPD@mrc.ukri.org, with sufficient details of your query to enable us to ensure your query is directed to the correct MRC Team/Person.

We are now able to take phone enquiries in some circumstances, where this is the case phone numbers will be in staff contact details provided in our initial response to you.

MRC staff: If you know the name of the person you wish to contact, email: firstname.lastname@mrc.ukri.org.

General enquiriescorporate@mrc.ukri.org

Medical advice: The MRC is not able to offer medical advice. Instead, please contact NHS Choices.

Press: For press enquiries only, please contact: 01793 298902 or email: press@ukri.org

Chief Executive's OfficePrivate.Office@mrc.ukri.org

Websiteweb@ukri.org

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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

Reporting fraud

Our counter fraud and bribery policy document is available on the UKRI website.

If you wish to raise any concerns or report suspected cases of fraud please contact: reportfraud@ukri.org

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@mrc.ukri.org

Research proposal scientific and administration queries

If you have a query about the scientific aspects of your research proposal, please see the contacts listed on the following pages:

If you are unsure who to contact please email the Research Funding Policy & Delivery Team (Email: RFPD@Headoffice.mrc.ac.uk)  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@mrc.ukri.org.

Je-S System

Access the Je-S System via the Je-S login page
Je-S Helpdesk
Email: JeSHelp@je-s.ukri.org
Tel: 01793 444164