The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is the polar research institute of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), as a component of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). It undertakes the majority of Britain's scientific research in and around the Antarctic and Arctic regions, has an outstanding track record of ground-breaking science in the polar regions and in paleoclimate, and rated highest amongst UKs NERC’s institutes for science excellence. UKRI-BAS employs ~130 scientists and supports ~80 postgraduate researchers in its Doctoral Training Programme. UKRI-BAS currently manages 110 competitive research grants with a value over €7m. In addition, NERC invests ~£47M per annum in UKRI-BAS to enable and deliver world-leading interdisciplinary research. UKRI-BAS offers a stimulating environment for researchers, and a range of training courses for its staff.