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Ambitious delivery plans published across UKRI

10 Jun 2019

Ambitious delivery plans published today outline how UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which includes MRC, will work with its partners to ensure that world-leading research and innovation continues to flourish in the UK. 

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2019

10 Jun 2019

Congratulations to the people closely connected with the MRC who have been recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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MRC Festival of Medical Research programme launched today

20 May 2019

The annual MRC Festival of Medical Research takes place from 13-23 June 2019. It involves a wide range of free public activities showcasing MRC-funded research. The programme of MRC Festival activities launched today.

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£25 million funding awarded to leading disease prevention projects

9 May 2019

MRC is one of twelve funders investing a total of £25 million into understanding and influencing the social, economic and environmental factors that affect our health. The investment marks the first ever funding round of the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP).

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Researchers discover how eating feeds into the body clock

25 Apr 2019

The study from the MRC LMB published in the journal Cell is the first to identify insulin as a primary signal that helps communicate the timing of meals to the cellular clocks located across our body, commonly known as the body clock.