The ESRC welcomes the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions, published today.
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The ESRC welcomes the further commitment that the government has given to social science research through the announcement of up to £75 million as outlined in the Science Capital Roadmap.
The ESRC has donated hundreds press clippings to the National Library of Scotland, documenting coverage of the independence referendum featuring teams from its Future of the UK and Scotland programme.
Season's greetings and Christmas holiday closing times.
ESRC with funding partners will be hosting an online Twitter chat on 3 December about the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, with specific focus around the call for proposals.
The new Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) is ready to discuss projects using de-identified linked administrative data with UK researchers.
A £20.5 million programme of research and training to tackle diseases that could pass from animals to humans has been funded by six UK partners.
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) have appointed a multidisciplinary team to coordinate the Valuing Nature programme.
€8.9 million has been awarded to eight projects that will allow academics in Europe and China to collaborate on a range of exciting projects that will push the boundaries of our understanding of individual and social behaviour and influence policy.
ESRC grant holders need to submit their research outcomes to Researchfish before 13 November 2014.
A new centre is being set up to gather and share evidence on what works to improve wellbeing. The independent What Works Centre for Wellbeing is the latest addition to the What Works Network
In 2015 we will be celebrating 50 years of funding research in economic and social issues. We’d like you to share your memories and need your help to find photos of the ESRC from the last five decades.
EU-India Social Sciences and Humanities Platform (EqUIP) is launched - is a €1.5 million project funded by the European Commission bringing together 12 European research funding organisations with key funding agencies in India to develop a stronger strategic partnership in social sciences and humanities.
A new report published today called Towards better diversity management finds that diversity in business is hampered by a data gap.
Professor Lord Stern has been awarded the Energy Economic Prize by the British Institute of Energy Economics.
A new report called Welfare Sanctions and Conditionality in the UK has been published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) today. The report focuses on conditional welfare arrangements, which require people to behave in a certain way to access welfare goods such as cash benefits, housing or support services.
An open letter from Professor Paul Boyle, CEO Economic and Social Research Council: EU Data Protection Regulation: Vital economic and social research could be prevented
The Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) is looking for a volunteer to join their Approvals Panel.
The ESRC have signed a reciprocal International Co-Investigator agreement with The Research Council of Norway (RCN), allowing Norwegian academics to apply for up for 30 per cent of a total project cost to fund their involvement in ESRC investments.
A new report from ResPublica, written by Professor David Llewellyn of Loughborough University and Professor Roger Steare of Cass Business School and funded by the ESRC, looks at the role of ethics in banking.
A new high streets study funded by ESRC reveals town centres are meeting the changing demands of consumers.
We welcome the release from detention in Tajikistan of Alexander Sodiqov.
Portfolio Managers from ESRC and EPSRC will be holding a live Twitter chat on 17 July 2014 from 15.00 to 16.00 to answer your questions about the Next Stage call, using the #nxtstage hashtag.
On 4 June, Research Councils UK (RCUK) announced that Researchfish will be used as the single harmonised research outcomes collection system for all research councils from autumn 2014
In October 2013, the ESRC launched the second round of the pilot Transformative Research Call. Following the 'Pitch to Peers' workshop, the commissioning panel recommended funding of 13 grants.