Research we fund on sustainability We fund UK-wide projects to inform the debate and improve the evidence base around a sustainable health and social care system


Our funding programmes


Efficiency Research Programme


This programme awards research teams for projects looking into issues of efficiency and...


Behavioural Insights Research


This programme offered £1.8 million to eight projects to support research that designs, tests and...

Research projects we fund

We have funded more than 150 external research projects across a range of themes over the last five years.

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Funding options for the NHS and social care in the UK

Research project

Research into health and social care funding trends, innovations, and public acceptability. Led by...

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Behavioural insights and health care

Research project

Led by Chris Perry, Ipsos MORI, this research aimed to combine existing literature with expert...

Funding for your research project

Between 2013 and 2017, we invested over £24m funding high-quality research from leading international institutions, universities and other academic centres.

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Contact the Research team

Our Research team manage research grants and run commissions for academics, think tanks, front line staff and clinicians to underpin and inform the Foundation's work.

If you'd like to get in contact, please email the Research team, or call us on 020 7257 8000.

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