eNews November 2012
Affordable loans - impact video
Affordable loans made possible for lower income groups through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project between the University of Salford and East Lancashire Moneyline Ltd.
ESRC Council vacancies
We have two vacancies for part-time membership on the ESRC's governing Council.
Closing date for applications is 19 November 2012. Further details and job specification.
Quantitative Methods Initiative
The Nuffield/HEFCE/ESRC Undergraduate Quantitative Methods Centres Call, part of a major new £15.5 million programme was launched on 16 October.
Professor Joyce Tait of the ESRC Innogen Centre, has been appointed to the Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee (ESBAC).
Professor Steve Hughes of Egenis has retired. His research focused on the impact of advanced genomics-based tools for agronomy, plant breeding and food production on local agricultural practices.
STEPS Centre wins award
The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) has awarded the prestigious new Ziman award to STEPS for its Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto project.
Call for papers
Papers are invited for a two-day conference "Rethinking the economics of pensions: is there a crisis of pensions or of pensions governance and regulation?" organised by the Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network and the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy.
Expressions of interest should be sent to Shaul David: firstname.lastname@example.org.
US election analyses
The CEP has launched a series of US Election Analyses modelled on their successful UK Election Analyses series in 2010 and 2005.
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