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New ESRC brand launched as part of unified UKRI identity11/10/2019 09:25:00
A new brand for the Economic and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC) was yesterday launched as part of a unified identity for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Innovation in social care grants for four successful projects03/10/2019 09:25:00
Collaborative grants worth a total £6.5 million have been awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council for four social science-led research projects focusing on innovation in social care and how it leads to improvements in people’s lives.
Announcement: Champion for the Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR) research programme.02/10/2019 16:10:00
UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) are inviting applications for the role of Champion for the Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR) research programme.
Depression and binge-drinking more common for military partners27/09/2019 09:25:00
Depression and binge-drinking are more common among the female partners of UK military personnel than among women outside the military community, shows ESRC-funded research at King’s College London.
Two-thirds of people support limited air travel in climate change poll26/09/2019 09:25:00
Two-thirds of people support limiting air travel in order to address climate change, according to results from a YouGov poll commissioned by the new ESRC-funded Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST).
UK Climate Resilience town hall meeting16/09/2019 15:25:00
UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) and the Met Office invite applications to attend a town hall meeting focused on UK Climate Resilience in London (venue to be confirmed) on Thursday 3 October 2019.
UK contribution to social science research on climate change 'significant'13/09/2019 14:25:00
The UK makes a significant contribution to social science research on climate change but important research gaps remain, a comprehensive review of UK-funded research in this area finds.
Pre-announcement: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources research programme09/09/2019 12:25:00
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) would like to announce the timetable for a new £12.4m research programme on the Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR), delivered in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Marine Scotland.
Mental health, civil rights and workplace tech receive £25 million boost04/09/2019 09:25:00
Centres driving advances in social research – such as in mental health treatment and prevention, and civil rights and engagement – received a boost yesterday as the government unveiled £25 million for social science research.