Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

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


Funding opportunities

Research-ready data and access funding

Apply for funding to research improving access to, and use of, administrative data. The data is routinely collected information, usually from public services.

To apply you must be from a UK academic institution or government organisation.

You must have experience working with data and have relationships with data owners.

Research to improve UK economic productivity

Apply to do research that seeks to transform UK productivity.

To apply, you must be from a UK-based research organisation eligible for ESRC funding.


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