Who funds SIRC?

SIRC is a University-based research centre and is independent and impartial. It has received long-term funding from the Lloyd's Register Foundation to support the Lloyd's Register Foundation research unit and from The Nippon Foundation in support of a fellowship programme for postgraduates.

The Centre has been funded/commissioned by a variety of external bodies to undertake research including: The TK Foundation, the European Commission, the Economic and Social Research Council, the International Labour Office, the International Maritime Organisation, the International Transport Workers' Federation, the UK Government's Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the Health and Safety Executive, the European Maritime Safety Agency, the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety, the Professional Yachtsmen's Association, Allianz, RMT, the Norwegian Research Council and the Swedish Mercantile Marine Foundation.