Career and skills development - ESRC

Funding for postgraduate training and development

There is a range of support available for students in the field of social science research

Training and development

Find out more about how you can develop your research career in the social sciences

Doctoral Training Partnerships

We fund 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships which cover the full range of the social sciences

Centres for Doctoral Training

Two Centres for Doctoral Training provide training in focused, thematic interdisciplinary research areas

Early career researchers

Find out more about our support for early career researchers

Review of the PhD in the social sciences

Read about ESRC's review of the social science PhD

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