News and Latest Information

UK Health Research Analysis 2014 underway

Work on the third in the quinquennial HRCS report series has begun, and the first data collection process is in progress. Details of the procedures on supplying data can be found on the Data Analysis pages.

UK Health Research Analysis 2009/10

The latest analysis report based on the HRCS is now available. The analysis repeats the original UK Health Research Analysis of 2004/05 and shows the major changes in the UK health research landscape after an interval of 5 years.

Medical Research: What's it worth? Estimating the economic benefits from medical research in the UK

This report commissioned by the Medical Research Council, Wellcome Trust and Academy of Medical Sciences demonstrated major financial and social benefits from investment in medical research. The report also made a number of recommendations for future consideration, including the adoption of a standardised way of classifying research funding, citing the HRCS as an example.

Common Mistakes

A document is available highlighting some common mistakes which novice users can make when coding using the HRCS.