ESRC Festival of Social Science

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We are pleased to confirm that the 2014 ESRC Festival of Social Science will be taking place across the UK from 1-8 November.

The call for applications is now open. The closing dates for:

  • Sponsored applications is 16.00 on 9 May
  • Non-sponsored applications is 16.00 on 16 May

If you are applying from the University of Aberdeen, Bristol, Exeter or Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University or Queen's University Belfast, please view details of how to apply to hold events via your university.

Please email if you would like any additional information or assistance.

About the Festival

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More information about the Festival and how it highlights social science in society.

Applications now welcome

Festival of Social Science

The call for applications to host an event as part of the 2014 Festival is now open.

Organise an event

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Information and tips for event organisers participating in the Festival.

Events archive

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Browse through our festival archive from previous years.

The Festival team

For further information please contact the Festival team at, or: