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Foresight review on public understanding of risk

How can improved public understanding of risk enable better decisions for a safer world.

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Foresight review of robotics and autonomous systems

What impact could robotics and autonomous systems have on the safety and performance of engineered assets and critical infrastructure.

List of publications

Foresight review on the public understanding of risk
This report looks at the issues related to the public understanding of risk and outlines recommendations on areas of focus for action and further research.
Insight report on global safety challenges
Where is safety challenged? This report represents the Foundation’s first consultation to identify what are considered to be global safety challenges.
Foresight review of energy storage
This review explores the role of energy storage and how it can impact the safety of life and property around the world.
Foresight review of robotics and autonomous systems
This foresight review looks at how developments in the area of robotics and autonomous systems might impact the safety and performance of the engineered assets and the infrastructures on which modern society relies.
Foresight review of resilience engineering
This foresight review explores how resilience engineering could enhance the safety of life and property through the improved resilience of engineered structures, systems, organisations and communities around the world.
Foresight review of structural integrity and systems performance 
Modern society depends on complex products and engineering systems whose failure can lead to catastrophic consequences. The performance and safety of these systems is an area which the Foundation can make a significant difference by targeting its research funding.
Roadmap for additive manufacturing
The ultimate aim of this roadmap is the safe adoption of additive manufacturing to safety critical assets.
Foresight review of big data
Towards data-centric engineering - the report describes technical, organisational, social, and legal implications of living in a world of data.
Foresight review of nanotechnology
The next industrial revolution - this report has been commissioned as part of our emerging technologies funding priority.
Strategy 2014-2020 
Through our grant making we aim to connect science, safety and society by supporting research of the highest quality and promoting skills and education. 
Strategy map
Strategic themes: promoting safety and public understanding of risk; advancement of skills and education; supporting excellent scientific research; accelerating the application of research. 
Five year plan 2016-2021
The seven goals in the new 2016-2021 five year plan articulate our focus and priorities going forward.
Impact statement June 2017 
Latest summary about some of our grants. For more see this page

Our grants by region
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Including new grants awarded and grants that have closed: 

Lloyd's Register Foundation Review 2016
Our latest annual review includes facts and figures to illustrate our impact in 2015/16, reports from the Chairman and Foundation Chief Executive and a look at our progress under our four strategic themes.
Lloyd's Register Foundation Review 2015
Our annual review reporting on our second year of operation.
Lloyd's Register Foundation Review 2014
The highlights from our first full year of operation in 2013/14.  
Lloyd's Register Foundation Review 2013
Key points: new charity set up with a £206 million donation after a restructuring of an exempt charity; established solid foundations for the future; new strategy agreed to ensure future success; merger with the Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust.