The Celebrating Impact Prize, now in its fifth year, is an annual opportunity to recognise and reward ESRC-funded researchers and ESRC associates. It celebrates outstanding ESRC research and success in interdisciplinary, collaborative working, partnerships, engagement and knowledge exchange activities that have led to significant impact.
Applications for the 2017 Celebrating Impact Prize close at 16.00 on 1 December 2016
Details can be found HERE
There are significant benefits for researchers willing to engage with the social context of their work. These include finding fresh perspectives on their work; developing new skills; and developing more impactful research. However there are also challenges. Research is increasingly in the public eye and many emerging research areas provoke strong public interest, whilst others are condemned as irrelevant and a waste of public money. Funders and policy makers have introduced a range of new policies, requirements and codes of practice to help researchers respond to these opportunities and challenges in effective ways.
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