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Impact in Action: Abigail Dymond

New year, new research? Hear from five ESRC Impact Prize winners on how and what real research impact looks like as you set your own research goals for 2019. Today it’s Abigail Dymond from the University of Exeter.

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Impact in Action: Matt Flinders

In the next few days Social Science Space will hear from five winners of Britain’s Economic and Social Science Research Council’s 2018 Impact Prize to learn how they built meaningfulness into their own research and how they measure impact more broadly. We continue today with Matthew Flinders of the University of Sheffield, winner of the Impact Champion prize.

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Impact in Action: Brett Heasman

New year, new research? Hear from five ESRC Impact Prize winners on how and what real research impact looks like as you set your own research goals for 2019.

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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.

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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.

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Making Sense of Society: Ruben Schneider

Ruben Schneider, who is ethnographically exploring the interactions of ‘global’ conservation alliances and local communities, describes his passion in this essay for the ESRC.

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Making Sense of Society: Ruth Puttick

Are we paying enough attention to ostensible philanthropy that influences what goes on in British schools? We should, argues Ruth Puttick in this essay.

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Making Sense of Society: Siobhan Maderson

In developing wise policy, we ignore local environmental knowledge at our peril, writes Siobhan Maderson in her essay about the interaction of bees, beekeepers, and government.

3 years ago
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Making Sense of Society: Vanessa Hughes

Concepts of mobility, citizenship and belonging are morphing in a time of widespread immigration. In this essay, Vanessa Hughes uses the case of a specific London resident to explore these themes.

3 years ago
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Making Sense of Society: Alison Harper

Social Science Space will publish the winning essays, runners-up and eight shortlisted pieces from the most recent ESRC writing competition in the next few weeks. Here we present “Better healthcare with deep data,” an essay from Alsion Harper detailing some of the concepts she’s observed with the use of endoscopy in a retirement hotspot.

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