Concordat Strategy Group signatories and supporters


All the main UK funders of researchers and employers of researchers (including groups representing universities) are signatories of the Concordat and members of the Concordat Strategy Group.

The British Academy
British Pharmacological Society

British Heart Foundation

Cancer Research UK

Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland
The Department of Health


Higher Education Funding Council for England

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

The National Institute for Health Research

Research Councils UK

The Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Society

The Scottish Funding Council

Scottish Government Health Directorates

Technology Strategy Board

Universities UK

The Wellcome Trust


Supporters of the Concordat have expressed their collective commitment to implementation of its principles and expect that significant emphasis will be placed on the sharing of good practice between institutions and on the use of existing data and information sources to provide evidence of its impact.

Academy of Medical Sciences
Academy of Social Sciences
Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services
Association of Medical Research Charities
Association of Research Managers and Administrators
British Educational Research Association
British Pharmacological Society
CRAC: The Career Development Organisation
Council for Science and Technology
Diamond Light Source
Equality Challenge Unit
Society of Biology
Institute of Physics
Modern Universities Research Group
National Research Staff Association
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Royal Society of Chemistry
The Biochemical Society
The Biosciences Federation
The Russell Group
UK Research Staff Association (UKRSA)
Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA)
University Alliance
UK Higher Education Europe Unit
Universities Human Resources