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Jul 17 2014

ESRC celebrating impact prize

JPG RGB Small with BorderThe Economic and Social Research Council invites applications for its celebrating impact prize. This prize is intended to recognise and reward ESRC-funded researchers who have achieved, or are currently achieving, outstanding economic or societal impacts through their research and collaborative working, partnerships, engagement and knowledge exchange activities.

There are six categories for this prize:

•impact in business;

•impact in public policy;

•impact in society;

•international impact;

•early career impact;

•impact champion of the year.

Applications are welcome from both individuals and teams. For the category champion of the year individuals must be nominated. Applicants must be current ESRC-funded researchers, current and previous members of ESRC centres and large investments, or current ESRC fellows and previous fellows. For the early career impact prize, ESRC-funded postgraduate researchers are eligible to apply. For team entries, the majority of the team should meet the above requirements.

A prize of £10,000 will be made to the winners of each category, with a further £10,000 for the department with the impact champion of the year. Second prizes are worth £5,000.

Closing date 22 November 2014 (Forecast)

Deadline information Call has not yet been announced by funder but this is the approximate deadline we expect. Applications due by 4pm. This call is repeated once a year.

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