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What we do

Information about us, including what we offer, our activities and our history.

Policies and standards

Our policies on issues such as equality, freedom of information, research ethics and transparency.

Facts and statistics

An overview of ESRC activities presented through facts, figures and infographics.

Working for us

Find out what it is like to work for the ESRC and meet some of our people

Related content


Press releases, media coverage and other news.

Our research

We fund a wide range of research, from individual projects to centres, programmes and ventures.

Contact us

Contact details and directions to our office in Swindon.