Interdisciplinary environmental social science leadership team – call closes 7 September 2021

UKRI convenes, catalyses and invests in close collaboration with others to build a thriving, inclusive research and innovation system.

Apply for funding to establish a team of social scientists and interdisciplinary experts. Your team will provide leadership for climate and environmental social science research.

To lead the team you must be based at a UK organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

This grant must:

  • champion, coordinate and facilitate collaboration within and beyond the social sciences
  • scope future ESRC and UKRI funding opportunities
  • engage with stakeholders including policy, business, and civil society
  • contribute to the evidence base needed for the UK to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

We will award one grant to fund a team for five years.

The full economic cost of your proposal can be up to £6.25 million. ESRC will fund 80% of the full economic cost.

You can find out more here by visiting the UKRI call information here.

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