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October 24, 2014 1096

ESRC Sheffield Festival of Social Science
Sheffield Hallam University

Social science is everywhere. From helping us to make sense of our finances to how we bring up children, behave at work and interact with the people and places around us, this broad discipline has an enormous influence on our everyday lives.

To celebrate and explore this impact, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESCR) is running a festival of social science across the UK from 1-8 November.


EU, India tie-up for social sciences research
Hindu Business Line

UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) on Tuesday launched EU-India Social Sciences and Humanities Platform (EqUIP) to promote research in social sciences and humanities.


We Need the Humanities As Much As Science to Solve the World’s Problems
Huffington Post

The humanities, the sciences and the social sciences must all work in an intelligently interdisciplinary way to get a total take on any issue and to share in a multi-perspective response.


Healthy Communities: Local Government Supporting Public Health
Social Science Insights

This is the first in a series of posts exploring how social science supports local governments in the provision of health policies and services.


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