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.
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A number of prominent social scientists and ESRC grant holders have been honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2014.
Professor Sir David Hendry has today received the ESRC Celebrating Impact Lifetime Achievement Award. Over five decades Professor Hendry has developed macroeconomic models capturing how economies work, which are now embedded in software widely used by policymakers and decision-makers.
We welcome the open consultation by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) on Science and Research: proposals for long-term capital investment. We believe it is vital that the needs of social science are reflected in responses to the consultation.
The ESRC and the British Academy have published a summary of a unique scoping workshop on sustainable prosperity co-hosted by the two organisations that took place on 20 February 2014.
'Managing and Sharing Research Data: A Guide to Good Practice' is a new handbook authored by four experts from the UK Data Archive and UK Data Service, consolidating 20 years of expertise in storing, transferring and sharing data.
Changes are under way to the Research Outcomes System (ROS) meaning that there will be a freeze on all updates to ROS from 30 April until September 2014.
A group of research funders, including ESRC, have outlined the steps they will take to reduce the risk of anonymised individual research subjects in the UK being re-identified
EPSRC and ESRC held a workshop in November 2013 with the aim of bringing together a range of academics with an interest in re-distributed manufacturing to help understand the issues and explore the most suitable opportunities for RCUK involvement. The report is now available.