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Table 1 Funding for research on neglected diseases and health in low- and lower-middle-income countries

From: Global health equity in United Kingdom university research: a landscape of current policies and practices

University Funding attributable to research on neglected diseases, £ (percentage of THRF in brackets) Funding attributable to research on health in LLMICs, £ (percentage of THRF in brackets) Total health research funding in 2011–2014, £ (THRF)
Cardiff University 0 (0.0) 126,286 (0.3) 48,883,350
Imperial College 17,826,708 (11.0)a 5,542,297 (3.40) 162,093,401a
King’s College London 2,676,930 (2.4) 6,205 (0.0) 110,854,979
LSHTM 24,383,502 (32.5)a 22,883,802 (30.5)a 74,970,446
Newcastle University 0 (0.0) 517,735 (0.9) 59,051,690
Queen Mary 625,257 (2.7) 584,374 (2.5) 23,404,007
University College London 6,321,359 (2.6)a 7,895,999 (3.2)a 245,303,666a
U. of Aberdeen 0 (0.0) 507,154 (2.4) 20,816,124
U. of Birmingham 2,808,451 (8.0) 1,464,820 (4.2) 35,067,638
U. of Bristol 589,409 (1.3) 0 (0.0) 44,036,199
U. of Cambridge 688,439 (0.3) 3,085,230 (1.2) 260,465,308a
U. of Dundee 5,980,568 (7.2) 301,480 (0.4) 82,629,476
U. of Edinburgh 4,744,693 (3.8) 3,041,556 (2.4) 125,460,071
U. of Glasgow 1,632,483 (3.9) 0 (0.0) 41,556,952
U. of Leedsb 0 (0.0) 7,500,000 (23.3)a 32,221,557
U. of Leicester 4,000 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 16,756,360
U. of Liverpool 3,540,839 (10.8) 756,015 (2.3) 32,858,179
U. of Manchester 440,484 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 69,608,229
U. of Nottingham 673,835 (3.1) 366,123 (1.7) 21,946,156
U. of Oxford 51,697,856 (17.6)a 14,028,309 (4.8)a 293,780,277a
U. of Reading 1,130,489 (19.6) 0 (0.0) 5,778,531
U. of Sheffield 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 28,309,890
U. of Southampton 0 (0.0) 548,557 (6.8) 8,056,867
U. of Sussex 1,558,982 (4.0) 111,824 (0.3) 39,160,020
U. of Warwick 299,060 (1.7) 1,477,190 (8.3) 17,810,933
Total 127,623,343 (6.71) 70,744,957 (3.72) 1,900,880,305
Median proportion across institutions 2.6 (IQR 7.2) 1.7 (IQR 3.4) N/A
Share of total within-column funding granted to top four institutions 79% 74% 51%
Correlation with THRF 0.390 (P = 0.066) 0.074 (P = 0.736) N/A
  1. LLMICs low- and lower-middle-income countries, LSHTM London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, IQR inter-quartile range, THRF total health research funding
  2. aValues for top four institutions by absolute funding within each column
  3. bAll hLLMIC-attributed funding at the University of Leeds (£7.5 million) represents a single grant awarded by DfID