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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: pain research data hub

Apply for funding to set up a pain research data hub.

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

The hub will be part of the UKRI and Versus Arthritis Strategic Priority Fund Advanced Pain Discovery Platform.

ESRC-FCDO Raising Learning Outcomes follow on fund: Jan 2021

Apply for funding to build on a previous Raising Learning Outcomes (RLO) in Education Systems grant.

Applications are by invitation only. You must be a named principal investigator, co-investigator or researcher on a previous RLO grant.

This is round five of six in the RLO follow on fund.


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