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Economic & Social Research Council

RESEARCH GRANTS

Economic and Social Research Council, GB
These support individuals or teams at eligible institutions to conduct research projects, large-scale surveys and other infrastructure or methodological developments in any area within the council’s remit. Grants range from £200,000 to £2 million at 100 per cent full economic cost of which the ESRC will cover 80 per cent.

Award amount max: £2,000,000 Closing date: No deadline


ESRC/AUSTRIAN SCIENCE FUND COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

Economic and Social Research Council, GB
Proposals may be submitted in any area of the social sciences within the remit of both agencies. The grants are worth a minimum of £200,000.

Award amount max: Not specified Closing date: No deadline


OVERSEAS INSTITUTIONAL VISITS

Economic and Social Research Council, GB
This additional funding provides full-time ESRC studentship holders with the opportunity to visit overseas universities or research organisations. Successful applicants in receipt of a full studentship award will receive a paid extension equal to the period of time spent overseas. Fees-only students will receive an extension to their fees and thesis submission date only.

Award amount max: Not specified Closing date: No deadline


TRAINING BURSARIES

Economic and Social Research Council, GB
These enable staff in the UK social science community engaged in research, teaching research methods or supervising research to update their research skills. Each year 50 bursaries, worth up to £1,000 each, are available.

Award amount max: £1,000 Closing date: No deadline


KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES SCHEME

Economic and Social Research Council, GB
This supports knowledge exchange activities at any stage of the research life cycle, and is aimed at maximising the impact of social science research outside academia. Applications can be for a maximum of £125,000 at 100 per cent full economic cost. Partners from the user community must provide 50 per cent of the resources necessary for carrying out the project.

Award amount max: £125,000 Closing date: No deadline


RCUK-FAPESP BILATERAL AGREEMENT FOR THE RESEARCH GRANTS SCHEME

Economic and Social Research Council, GB
Under this scheme, collaborative research proposals may be submitted in any area of the social sciences within the remit of both the Economic and Social Research Council and the State of São Paulo Research Foundation. The combined cost of the entire collaborative project should be a minimum of £200,000.

Award amount max: Not specified Closing date: No deadline


PILOT URGENCY GRANTS MECHANISM

Economic and Social Research Council, GB
This seeks to respond to urgent events, where there is a strong case for immediate research. Grants are worth up to £200,000 at 100 per cent full economic cost for up to 24 months.

Award amount max: £200,000 Closing date: No deadline

 

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