Sep 22

ESRC’s Transformative Research Call 2017-18

For the purpose of this call, the ESRC broadly defines transformative research as involving pioneering theoretical and methodological innovation, engaging unusual disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary perspectives, challenging conventional academic thinking and/or involving the novel application of theory and methods in new contexts.. The expectation is that the transformative research call will provide a major stimulus to …

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Jul 05

ESRC New Investigator Grants

Funding is available for early career researchers working in the social sciences to support their first major research project. Fund Information Funding body: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Maximum value: £ 240,000 Application deadline: None specified Extended Description The Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) New Investigator Grants scheme replaces its Future Research Leaders …

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Apr 10

Latest Funding Opportunities

The following is a snap-shot of funding opportunities that have been announced. Please follow the links for more  information: ESRC Festival of Social Science – public engagement events The 2017 Festival call is now open for applications to receive up to £1,000 in funding to organise a public engagement event and be part of the …

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Apr 03

Apply to Host an Event at the ESRC’s Fifteenth Festival of Social Science

The Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) annual Festival of Social Science is a week-long celebration that takes place around the UK to promote awareness of social sciences and ESRC’s research. Through its programme of activities, social scientists are able to engage with non-academic audiences and increase awareness of the contributions the social sciences make …

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Feb 03

ESRC Research Grants

Economic and Social Research Council Grants are available to eligible UK institutions to enable individuals or research teams to undertake anything from a standard research project through to a large-scale survey and other infrastructure or methodological development. The project subject area must fall within the ERSC’s remit. Maximum value:£ 800,000 Application deadline:None specified The Economic …

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Jul 01

ORCID identifiers now live in the Je-S grants system

Researchers can now create or connect their ORCID identifier (ORCID iD) in the Research Councils’ grants system (Je-S) by logging in to their personal information page. This is an important first step towards improving the flow of research information across the higher education sector. ORCID offers a platform for researchers to capture their scholarly activities …

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May 17

UKRCs, NIHR and other funders: Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting – Antimicrobial resistance

The Research Councils, along with other UK funders including the National Institute for Health Research are planning to announce a call for both smaller pump priming grants and larger collaborative research grants which will address theme four of the cross-Research Council initiative: ‘Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting’. This call aims to expand …

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Jul 17

ESRC celebrating impact prize

The 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 …

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