Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

ESRC is the UK’s largest funder of economic, social, behavioural and human data science.

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Funding opportunities

Modern slavery in the UK and wider laws and policies

Apply for funding to show how legal and policy frameworks affect modern slavery.

To lead a project you must be an eligible researcher from either:

  • a UK higher education institution (HEI)
  • an approved independent research organisation (IRO).

Build a network to promote academic engagement with catapults

Apply for funding to build a network that will:

  • encourage engagement between academia and the catapult centres
  • deliver the Researchers in Residence awards.

You must:

  • be a UK resident
  • be based at an eligible research organisation
  • have experience of running large centres or networks.

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Changes to ESRC's website

Following the move of ESRC funding opportunities and news to the UKRI website, this summer we are starting to move more of ESRC’s web content to the new integrated site.

Use the content listing above and search the ESRC’s website for ESRC content.

Read more about the work in the UKRI councils are moving to ukri.org item.

NOTE Council web content is being transitioned to this website – let us know if you have feedback or would like to help us test new developments.