The Economic and Social Research council, or ESRC, is the UK's largest organization for funding research on economic and social issues. It supports independent, high quality research which has an impact on business, the public sector and civil society. The ESRC is a non-departmental public body established by Royal Charter in 1965 and receive most of its funding through the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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ESRC Announces Finalists for Celebrating Impact Prize

Ranging from jurisprudence to autism, the loss of a baby to the growth of equality in science education, the work of the finalists in the seventh annual Celebrating Impact Prize competition—announced today — represent a broad cross-section of meaningful work from Britain’s social and behavioral researchers.

4 years ago
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ESRC 2018 Impact Prizes Range from Sex to Slavery

Researchers whose work has made a real difference to society or the economy, ranging from detailing the true numbers of modern slavery to transforming how we teach about sexuality, were celebrated at the ESRC’s sixth annual Impact Prize awards ceremony at the Royal Society on today.

5 years ago
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ESRC Impact Prize Ceremony this Wednesday

The winners of the annual ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize will be announced Wednesday in an afternoon ceremony at the Royal Society. The Impact awards, now in their sixth year, are awarded to ESRC-funded social science researchers or ESRC associates who have achieved impact through outstanding research, collaborative partnerships, engagement or knowledge exchange activities.

5 years ago
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ESRC Launches 2017 Celebrating Impact Prize

For a fifth year, Britain’s Economic and Social Research Council is bestowing its Celebrating Impact Prize, six awards which recognize ESRC-affiliated researchers and other ESRC associates who have had outstanding economic or societal impact.

6 years ago