The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's leading agency for funding research and training in social and economic issues. ESRC has an enviable international reputation for providing high quality research on issues of importance to business, the public sector and government. And their commitment to training excellence produces world-class social scientists.
ESRC are an independent organisation, established by Royal Charter, but receive most of their funding through the Government's Office of Science and Technology. ESRC's budget of more than £90 million funds over 2,500 researchers in academic institutions and policy research institutes throughout the UK. Their funding also supports over 2,000 postgraduate students.
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