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Festival of Social Science 2013
We are pleased to announce that the call for applications for 2013 Festival of Social Science is now open. The Festival will take place between 2-9 November.
For your information, the closing dates for applications will be as follows:
- Sponsored applications (up to £2,000) - 3 June 2013
- Non-sponsored applications - 7 June 2013
Further information on the call, along with an overview of the online questions, application forms, call guidance and terms and conditions can be found on our website.
Global Food Security
The report was produced by the ESRC for the Global Food Security Programme.
The new International Network of Generational Transfers Research (INTEGRATE) was launched at the beginning of March.
The team will look at key issues for families when faced with looking after the elderly as well as the future of their offspring.
Latest research features
eNews goes bimonthly
This will be the last monthly edition of eNews. The next edition will be published in July.
Investing in Big Data
The Economic and Social Research Council is delighted to announce new funding of £64 million to be invested in Big Data.
This forms part of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's announcement of capital funding for the eight Great British technologies in his Autumn Statement detailing an additional £600m for science, research and innovation.
The investment will support the development of innovative technologies and strengthen the UK's competitive advantage in Big Data.
ESRC User survey 2013
There is still time to share your opinions on the ESRC website. The survey should take no more than 5 minutes:
Professor Iain Gillespie of the Innogen Institute has been named Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
He will be among the 47 new UK and International Fellows to join the 1500-strong Fellowship this year.