We are one of a number of bodies with responsibilities for the regulation and governance of research in the UK. We recognise that to make it easier to do good quality research in the UK, we need to work collaboratively and influence and lead change with other agencies.

Successful partnerships forged through the establishment of the National Research Ethics Service (NRES) and Integrated Research Applications System (IRAS) provide a foundation and framework for the collaborations that we need to continue to deliver effectively.

Our established partnerships include: