About ESRC

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK’s largest funder of economic, social, behavioural and human data science.

Who we are

Read about our mission, strategy and history

What is social science?

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How we're governed

See the groups and people that make up our structure

Responsive mode grant assessment process

Find out how we make funding recommendations and appraise proposals

Our policies and standards

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Shared information

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