As the photographs entered into this competition may be used in ESRC publications, what better place to find inspiration than the images we’ve used in recent months and years.

Society Now magazine

Society Now is our regular magazine, bringing the latest and most topical social science research to key opinion formers in business, government and the voluntary sector. It is published three times a year and highlights research currently being undertaken by the UK's leading social scientists. Society Now demonstrates how social science research can contribute to better policymaking and, ultimately, a better society.

Britain In magazine

Britain In was our annual newsstand magazine, showcasing the diversity of ESRC-funded research around the state of the nation. The magazine is a mixture of academic opinion pieces alongside informed journalistic writing, offering a concise analysis of research and topical issues concerning Britain today.

Winners of 'Focus on Society' photographic competition 2016

We asked young people to take a photograph showing how they saw the world around them from a social science perspective.

Winners of 'Changing World' photographic competition 2015

We challenged young people for their unique take on society and the social sciences by asking them to take a picture of how they felt the world had changed over the last 50 years, or could change in the future.

Winners of 'Where do I belong?' photographic competition

We asked young people to take a picture of where they felt they belonged. Whether it was a place, what they did, who they were with or where they wanted to be in the future. You can view their images in the following video.

Other sources of inspiration, hints and tips include: