Research Round-Up

Find out the latest from the world of diabetes research – news, new projects, updates and blogs from researchers.


Diabetes UK research spotlights

Some highlights from the diabetes research projects we are funding. You can also browse and search our full directory of research projects.

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Meet our researchers

Meet some of the researchers, PhD students and fellows who are undertaking diabetes research with funding from Diabetes UK, and find out more about their work.

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Diabetes research blog

The Diabetes UK Research team bring you the latest news and views on our funded research, as well as responses to media stories about diabetes research, while our guest bloggers take you behind the scenes of their own research.

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Our research's impact

Have a look at the breakthroughts that have been made, and the impact we've had, over the last 80 years.

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20 June 2017

Professor Andrew Hattersley, a world-leading diabetes researcher at the University of Exeter Medical School, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

The award comes for his work in revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes globally.

27 February 2017

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve committed to invest over £1.8 million in diabetes research, funding 17 new projects.

09 December 2016

Research supported by Diabetes UKhas found a better way of identifying obese women who are at a high risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy.

5 September 2016

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve committed to invest over £2.4 million in diabetes research, funding 13 new projects. 

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