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ESRC is the UK's main funder of research and training in economic and social sciences. We are part of UK Research and Innovation ().
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Economic and Social Research Council 13h
The next Friday webinar will explore how nature inspired solutions can play a part in shaping future flight within the UK. Find out more and book here:
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Social Sciences | The University of Sheffield 15h
Are you an unpaid carer, care worker or someone who requires care? You're invited to submit creative works about your experiences for a digital exhibition!
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 31
ESRC-supported study shows that 12 potentially modifiable risk factors account for around 40% of worldwide dementias. Read more:
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 31
Social and economic sustainability are interconnected with environmental sustainability, therefore exploration of these aspects of sustainability is acceptable and welcomed, provided environmental sustainability is the primary focus. More about the call⬇️
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NCRI Partnership Jul 30
. is working with to identify the important research questions patients want answering around cancer and . We are looking for as many cancer patients and carers to complete this survey as possible!
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 31
An ESRC co-funded report says 40 per cent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life Read more about the Dementia prevention, intervention, and care: 2020 report of the Commission
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 30
Should policy on and the aspiration for be modified to take into account the pandemic? ESRC-funded Economics Observatory asks: Can the economic recovery from help transition to a zero-carbon economy?
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Rob Davies Jul 30
The first major review of our food system in 75 years. Part One of the National Food Strategy draws on research using the UK's longitudinal studies , including work by & Amanda Sacker.
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The Lancet Jul 30
📅 Today 5.30pm UK time: Join , Senior Executive Editor & , chair of Commission on as they discuss the findings of the 2020 update report launching at ✍️Register
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 30
ESRC are recruiting new Chairs, Academic and User members for the Grant Assessment Panels (GAP). Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 18 Sept 2020 More info:
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 30
The effects of on Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) are being investigated by This research is funded by ESRC as part of rapid response to COVID-19.
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CeLSIUS Jul 29
We are delighted to announce that we have secured funding from to continue to support the study part of the family until 30 September 2025. We are currently supporting users remotely. Please get in touch celsius@ucl.ac.uk for more information.
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 29
We've launched an open consultation to inform our Review of the PhD in the Social Sciences. We want to capture views from a diverse range of stakeholders on the strengths and limitations of current doctoral study. To participate:
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 29
We are co-leading a new UKRI highlight notice which seeks to explore the social, cultural and economic impacts of the pandemic on minority ethnic groups, and the causes and dynamics of vulnerability to COVID-19 in these communities.
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 29
An ESRC-funded study has found that on-site educators play an ‘important role’ in engagement at . Read more: ()
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 29
led to a surge in internet traffic as many people switched to working from home – a shift that looks likely to persist. ESRC-funded Economics Observatory asks can we rely on our digital infrastructure & how big are the inequalities in access?
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 29
ESRC--funded Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System (UKUH) launches open call. Funds available for range of inter-disciplinary projects and integration of socio-economic and geoscience research. 's encouraged to apply. More:
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 29
ESRC-funded as part of rapid response to , the project will assess how initiatives are coping during the pandemic as they support those facing challenges, highlighting potential gaps in provision & innovative solutions.
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 28
School closures are particularly damaging for children from disadvantaged backgrounds; and the recession is likely to hurt young people starting out in the job market. ESRC-funded Economics Observatory asks: How will impact social mobility?
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Economic and Social Research Council Jul 28
Four researchers have been awarded fellowships ahead of to deliver and interpret scientific evidence to support climate negotiations. The fellowships are funded by ESRC and . Read more:
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