eNews January 2013
Recruitment for Committee appointments
We are inviting applications from suitably experienced persons to be members of our Committees.
ESRC Committees lead key aspects of our corporate strategy and oversee the development of our research and training investments. They work together to deliver our corporate objectives with an emphasis on delivering excellent social science with scientific, societal and economic impacts.
- Further information and application form
RCUK Global Uncertainties Impact Support Fund
All RCUK GU accredited researchers can apply for up to £5,000 to support supplementary engagement and impact-generating activities at any stage of the project lifecycle, including up to 24 months after the end-date of the grant. Closing date 31 January
Latest research features
New Year Honours 2013
Some of the prominent social scientists and ESRC grant holders honoured this year included:
Our congratulations go to all the recipients.
Full details of these and others honoured can be viewed on the ESRC website.
New centres and large grants funding announced
Following the latest call for the centres and large grants competition, we are pleased to announce overall funding of nearly £30 million for eight new investments.
Prestigious international award
Director of the Rural Economy and Land Use Programme (Relu) - Philip Lowe will be presented with the Bertebos prize 2013 by the King of Sweden, on 28 January.
The award reflects his significant contribution to sustainable rural development, land use management, and interdisciplinarity and specifically recognises the achievements the Relu programme.
Researcher appointed to the Migration Advisory Committee
Professor Jackline Wahba, from the Centre for Population Change has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Member of the Home Office's Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).
Media training - book now!
Only four places remain on the mid-career researcher media training course being held on 28 February 2013 in London.
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