The arc of funding

by Alex Hulkes We recently published ESRC success rate data and analysis for the seven years up until April 2018 – the first published since we became one of the nine UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) councils. This blog expands on one aspect of it – increases in grant size.

Bringing social science into the forefront of interdisciplinary research – a reflection of my time at the ESRC

by Tony McEnery Former ESRC Director of Research and interim Chief Executive, Tony McEnery, reflects on some personal highlights and organisational successes during his time at ESRC. I have had the unique privilege of working as Director of Research in two of the UK research councils – the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and, more recently, … Continue reading Bringing social science into the forefront of interdisciplinary research – a reflection of my time at the ESRC