Economic and Social Research Council


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Economic and Social Research Council

A quasi-governmental organization in the United Kingdom that conducts research in social science, especially as it relates to public policy and economic development. It was established in 1965 and is based in Swindon.
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Professor Jane Elliott has been appointed as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
The project is jointly funded for three years by the Economic and Social Research Council and Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.
Linked to the Economic and Social Research Council National Centre of Research Methods, the institute will be responsible for social science research capacity building in Wales, developing links with other UK initiatives, and promoting collaboration across disciplines and institutions.
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