Impact of coronavirus on UKRI-supported research
For data analysis purposes, we ask that applicants do not include the words ‘COV-19’, ‘COVID-19’ or ‘Coronavirus’ in the title, objectives or summary sections unless the application relates to proposed research in this area.
Guidance for applicants mitigating against COVID-19 implications, during the assessment process.
This guidance is for anyone who wishes to apply for ESRC funding.
You can also find application guidance for individual funding opportunities.
Research funding guide
View the guidance handbooks
Types of funding we offer
Explore the ways we fund research
Check if you're eligible for funding
How to check your eligibility and our remit
How to write a good proposal
Our video and guidance on writing a good research grant application
How to submit your proposal
Find out about registering for our online submission system and our resubmissions policy
Working with other organisations
Including other organisations and applications with an international element
Impact, innovation and interdisciplinarity expectations
Find out what we're looking for and how to meet our expectations
Research ethics guidance
Read about our ethics framework, policies and guidance