An exhibition of winning and shortlisted entries for the ESRC photo competition 'Where do I belong?' will be open between 18-23 March at the Strand Gallery in London.
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The ESRC is pleased to announce that funding totalling £1.4 million has been awarded to the RCUK Digital Economy Hubs, dot.rural (University of Aberdeen), SiDE (University of Newcastle) and Horizon (University of Nottingham) to build on and/or enhance work they have been carrying out which is closely aligned with the ESRC’s social media agenda, as well as to conduct complementary activities which will contribute to the development of infrastructure for research using social media data.
The UK Research Office (UKRO) will mark 30 years of effective UK engagement in EU research at a high-level reception event in Brussels today. UKRO is the European office of the UK Research Councils and during the last three decades UKRO has worked closely with them to support engagement in EU activities.
The 2014-15 Centres and Large Grants competition will open in mid-April . As in previous years we expect that, in addition to the open route, the competition will feature steers in areas of strategic priority, as identified by the ESRC Council.
The European Commission has officially announced the first work programmes of Horizon 2020, the next EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, with ESRC hosting national contact points and a series of regional events for researchers.
ESRC today announced that its Chief Executive Professor Paul Boyle is to leave the organisation in September 2014, at the end of his four-year term, to take up the position of Vice-Chancellor at the University of Leicester.
The ESRC, along with other major European research organisations, believe it is vital that EU Data Protection Regulation strikes an appropriate balance to protect the interests of individuals while enabling research that benefits all society.
ESRC are pleased to announce the appointment of Anand Menon - Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College, London – as Research co-ordinator for its initiative on ‘ The UK in a Changing Europe.’
RCUK National Contact Points are organising a series of information days around the country.