The N8 Research Partnership is a collaboration of the eight most research intensive Universities in the North of England: Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York. Working with universities, industry and society, N8 aims to maximise the impact of this research base by:
- Promoting collaboration
- Establishing innovative research capabilities & programmes of national and international prominence
- Driving economic growth
N8 AgriFood is a unique programme working across the entire food system, combining expertise from the 8 most research intensive universities in the North of England: Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.
The aim of the programme is to harness the collective expertise of the 8 institutions to tackle the challenge of food security regionally, nationally and internationally.
The White Rose University Consortium is a strategic partnership between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. It was formed in 1997 to combine the resources of the universities so they can all benefit. These benefits include collaborative research, business opportunities, industrial partnerships, and joint postgraduate scholarships.
BBSRC is part of UK Research and Innovation, a new body which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish.
BBSRC invested £498 million in world-class bioscience in years 2017-18 and currently supports around 1,600 scientists and 2,000 research students in universities and institutes across the UK.