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

Expression of interest: emergency route for time-critical COVID-19 research

Apply for funding to support short-term time-sensitive collection of data or samples or rapid turn-around research or analysis to either:

  • inform urgent policy or national decision making
  • secure data for future research use.

This is a rarely awarded emergency route for exceptional circumstances.

Applicants must be based at research organisations eligible for UKRI funding. Business-led proposals are not eligible for this funding.

ESRC postdoctoral fellowships

Apply for a postdoctoral fellowship to develop:

  • publications
  • networks
  • research skills
  • professional skills.

You must:

  • have completed your PhD at a research organisation that is part of a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
  • be within 12 months of passing your viva voce.

Fellowships must be held at a Research Organisation that is part of a DTP and aligned to an accredited pathway.

Social sciences must make up at least 50% of your fellowship activities.


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