Researchfish response codes guidance

The response codes for whether a research organisation needs to submit research outcomes for their funding awards.

Last updated:
- see all updates


UKRI response code guidance (PDF)

, 141 KB

If you cannot open or read this document, you can ask for a different format.

Request a different format

Email, telling us:

  • the name of the document
  • what format you need
  • any assistive technology you use (such as type of screen reader).

Find out about our approach to the accessibility of our website.


Response codes inform research organisations of their UKRI funding awards that need to have outcomes submitted in Researchfish.

This guidance outlines what each code means, the changes that can be requested and how to do this.


  • 10 November 2022
    Sections regarding the impact of COVID-19 and the additional MRC response code guidance have been removed.

This is the website for UKRI: our seven research councils, Research England and Innovate UK.
Let us know if you have feedback or would like to help us test new developments.