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Our research centres

Centres of excellence

Arthritis Research UK centres of excellence bring together experts and resources needed to target particular arthritis research topics that will deliver significant national benefit.

Our centre of excellence funding boosts existing resources by creating the additional, sustainable research capacity and opportunities needed to develop clinically useful outcomes.

Each centre of excellence receives up to a total of £2,500,000 over five years, with additional institutional support from their host institution(s).

Our current centres of excellence:


Other research centres

We are also funding two strategic research centres in partnership with other funders:

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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.