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Our major grants

World Risk Poll

The Lloyd's Register Foundation World Risk Poll is the world’s largest study into how people around the world think and feel about risk and safety including at work. It surveys over 140,000 people from more than 140 countries to better understand how to improve our understanding of risk and make the world a safer place.  Find out more about the Lloyd's Register Foundation World Risk Poll, powered by Gallup.

Structural Integrity

£15m with TWI, Cambridge for NSIRC: National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC): founder sponsor and board member of the newly- established Structural Integrity Research Foundation which is responsible for the governance of NSIRC. A major collaboration between government, industry and academia. Our funding will create up to 83 PhDs and EngD students.

Data-centric Engineering

£10m with the Alan Turing Institute: Data-centric engineering: Engineering applications of big data to improve safety through advanced mathematics, computer science, algorithms and big data.

Resilience Engineering

£10m with ARUP: Programme to Build Resilience in Critical Infrastructure. The focus aligns with the recommendations of the Foundation's Foresight review on resilience engineering and its four priority action areas.

Assuring Robotic and Autonomous Systems

£10m with University of York: The Assuring Autonomy International Programme will be a collaboration dedicated to enabling the benefits of Robotics and Autonomous Systems to be realised, whilst reducing attendant risks, e.g. from malfunction or cyber-attack. It will enhance design and assurance capabilities, validate them through translational demonstrators, and develop professional education programmes, engaging the industrial, regulatory and academic communities.

Public Understanding of Risk

£10m with National University of Singapore: Lloyd's Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk (LRFI). Undertaking research and education and building connections with practical end-users from policy makers to the general public. Aiming to build a better understanding of the socio-technological processes and factors affecting public opinion forming.

Discovering Safety

Using novel insights from data and analytics to improve global health and safety performance.

This is a £10 million, 5 year research programme (2018-2022), jointly delivered by the HSE and the University of Manchester through the recently established Thomas Ashton Institute.


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