Tag Archive: social sciences

Feb 19 2015

Administrative Data Research Network: new resource for researchers

Attention researchers! Are you looking for a database of administrative data for social or economic studies? Good news: the activities of the Administrative Data Liaison Service have now been incorporated into the new Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN). The network is a partnership between universities, national statistics authorities, the Economic and Social Research Council and …

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Jul 17 2014

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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May 19 2014

Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation – small grants available

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation invites applications for its small pump-priming grants. These grants support projects in: •arts and culture; •science, technology and environment; •humanities and social issues; •Japanese language; •medicine and health; •youth and education; •sport. While encouraging applications in each of the above fields, the foundation particularly wishes to support activities/projects in science …

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Apr 23 2014

ESRC opportunities in social sciences

ESRC Festival of Social Science The 2014 ESRC Festival of Social Science will be taking place across the UK from 1-8 November. The Festival offers a fascinating insight into some of the country’s leading social science research and how it influences our social, economic and political lives – both now and in the future. The …

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Feb 03 2014

British Academy and Nuffield Foundation visit Sunderland

In November 2013 we had the pleasure of hosting two external funding seminars  at the National Glass Centre. The first was hosted by Dr Ken Emond, Head of Research Awards from the British Academy who fund research for the Humanities and Social Sciences. This event, attended by many of our academics, proved extremely interesting and …

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