Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

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



Funding opportunities

UK Energy Research Centre 2024 to 2029

Invite only application to the phase four UK Energy Research Centre director to apply for funding from 2024 to 2029.

This funding will enable an interdisciplinary whole system approach to accelerating the transition to a net-zero energy system.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

UK census 2021/2 data opportunity: invite-only full stage

Invite-only opportunity, offering funding for tools, services and activities that enable researchers to find, use and analyse data from the 2021 and 2022 UK censuses for social science-led research.

Funding is available until March 2026.


Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Polaris House,
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