The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has rewarded researchers for their outstanding economic and social impact in the first Celebrating Impact Prize.
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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Local Government Navigator Team. Building relationships, raising the profile of social science research and identifying opportunities for collaboration will be the main focus of the team.
The official launch of the Tax Administration Research Centre is taking place on Tuesday 12 February at Church House Conference Centre in Westminster. The centre is a joint partnership between the University of Exeter and the Institute of Fiscal Studies, and received funding of £2 million from the ESRC, HMRC and HMT.
According to the latest Workplace Employment Relations Study, the recession has had a profound impact on Britain's workplaces. In many workplaces, managers have responded with changes in their staffing practices, with one third of employees seeing their wages frozen or cut and 29 per cent seeing their workload increased.
What will it take put the UK back on the path of sustained economic growth? Re-igniting Growth, published by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), includes a series of interviews with key academics funded by the ESRC.
Following the latest call for the centres and large grants competition, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is pleased to announce overall funding of nearly £30m for eight new investments.
With a referendum on Scottish Independence due to be held in 2014, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has appointed seven one year senior fellowships with overall funding of £1.3 million.
Multi-millionaire rockers such as Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Cliff Richard are set to benefit from recent changes to EU copyright legislation that extend the duration of copyright protection
People on low incomes who find it impossible to secure affordable loans can now access finance more readily following a successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project jointly funded by Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Large hotel chains are quick to adopt and adapt innovations developed in other industries, while smaller hotels make almost continual incremental changes in response to customers' needs. The UK hotel industry is alive with innovation and new ways of improving service for customers, research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has found.