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What Works Wellbeing – Pre-Call Announcement and Workshop Registration

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The ESRC will be inviting applications for its What Works Wellbeing Programme on 29 October 2014.  Key dates Full guidance on how to apply for this call – 29 October 2014 Applicant workshop (Birmingham) – 5 November 2014 Application deadline – 16.00 on 2 December 2014 Interviews for shortlisted applicants (London) – 11 February 2015…

Gill Drinkald

The Research Council of Norway has signed an agreement with ESRC and AHRC to enable closer cooperation between Norwegian and British researchers in those research areas.

More information here (via Research Professional) and here (via the Research Council of Norway).

Applications are invited to join the ESRC Governing Council 2014

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ESRC is seeking applications from senior academics in the area of economics/finance or experienced individuals from the voluntary sector, to fill two vacancies on its governing Council.  These vacancies are for part-time, fixed term membership and the total time commitment would be approximately 20 – 25 days per year. All reasonable travel and subsistence expenses to…

Alona Welby

The ESRC has launched a new call for proposals for their early careers scheme, Future Research Leaders. This supports outstanding early career researchers to undertake excellent research and to develop their research and knowledge exchange skills. Proposals can be in any topic within the ESRC’s remit. Applicants can have up to a maximum of four years and four months postdoctoral experience and must have the support of their UK institution. Awards are worth up to £350,000 over 3 years at 100% FEC. The deadline is 20 January 2015.

 

David Young

The ESRC has recently trailed the latest round of their Transformative Research Call designed to enable “genuinely transformative research ideas at the frontiers of the social sciences” and research which “challenges current thinking”. Funding of up to £250,000 will be available. Only two applications will be permitted per university. The call will open in September and close in January 2015. Please watch this space and/or contact us for more information.

ESRC: Grant Assessment Panel Recruitment

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The ESRC is inviting applications from suitably experienced persons to act as members of their Grant Assessment Panels (GAP). Panel membership is drawn from all areas of the social sciences, representing a broad range of expertise, skills and approaches. However, following the retirement of some current GAP members.  ESRC are currently looking for applications in…

AHRC/ESRC Design Fellowships- closing date 24th April 2014

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AHRC and ESRC are offering a number of fellowships offering design researchers the opportunity to work in collaboration with a business or public sector organisation that is interested in putting design principles into practice. 24th April 2014 is the deadline for applications, fellows can spend up to 12 months working directly with their partner organisation.…

DfID/ESRC – New Call – Education and Development

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The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have published a call for funding under the research programme on ‘Education and development: Raising learning outcomes in education systems’. This programme seeks to fund a portfolio of research in critical policy areas that are currently constraining education systems in developing…