Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

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



Funding opportunities

Pre-announcement: The UK-Brazil global talent exchange funding opportunity pilot

This opportunity seeks to improve the connectivity between UK and Brazilian social science research communities. The funding is to provide opportunities for early career researchers from both countries and a wide spectrum of disciplines and backgrounds to develop new collaborations which will benefit their future professional development.

UKRI Metascience research grants

The Metascience Grants Programme funds cutting-edge research into more effective ways of conducting and supporting Research and Development (R&D).

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding.


Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Polaris House,
North Star Avenue,


Policy engagement training programme: phase two

4 September 2024 to 3 October 2024

Online and at London, Stoke-on-Trent, Bath and Glasgow

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