Funding councils

  • British Council connects you to UK education and English language learning with qualifications, courses, scholarships, and professional networks.
  • Royal Society funds more than 1600 of the UK’s best scientists every year, helping them develop the skills and ideas that will improve the quality of our lives.
  • Marie Curie (EU) Fellowships provide European placements for pre and post-doctoral researchers, usually up to the age of 35, and for experienced researchers.
  • ACU the Association of Commonwealth Universities provides Scholarships and Fellowships
  • EPSRC is the leading funding agency for research and training in engineering and the physical sciences in the UK.
  • BBSRC is the UK’s leading funding agency for academic research and training in the non-clinical life sciences
  • UK in India the British High Commission in India
  • White Rose Doctoral Training Centre funds 4 year PhD studentships at the Life Science/Physical Sciences Interface
  • Association of Medical research Charities details medical research funding from charitable sources in the UK

Collaborators and resources

  • Polymer IRC brings skills and resources in macromolecular science and technology from leading academic institutions together into the largest polymer research group in the UK and second largest in Europe.
  • Polymer Centre The Polymer Centre draws staff with an interest in polymers – their synthesis, properties, analysis and applications – from a number of schools and departments at the University of Sheffield.
  • CBTE: the Centre for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering is a multi-disciplinary research group developing tissues and materials engineered to integrate with the patient’s own body.
  • FaraPack Polymers provides industry with an interface to the second largest polymer research network in Europe, work is focused on short-term commercialisation of the latest materials technology.
  • RSC: the Royal Society of Chemistry is the largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences.
  • BITE CIC: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Centre of Industrial Collaboration Ltd was established to manage collaboration between industry, universities and expert clinicians
  • UK Society of Biomaterials the UKs main learned society in Biomaterials
  • ESB the Eurpean society of Biomaterials
  • The Society of Biomaterials The American Society of Biomaterials
  • ASB The Autralian Society of Biomaterials