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PUBLISHED: 4 March 2024

Transforming Data Collections Infrastructure for Social Science


Apply for funding to scope or develop innovative initiatives with the potential to transform foundational social science research data infrastructure, defined as data collected specifically for research purposes. There are two themes; applications are invited in one or both of these themes.

Applications are invited in any disciplinary areas of social and economic science (please also see the remit requirement for ESRC funding) under one or both of the following themes:

  • Theme A: Initial scoping for a larger project to establish transformational data collection infrastructure, broadly defined.
  • Theme B: Facilitating development of innovative data collection methods that offer an alternative to mainstream survey approaches.

Eligiblity criteria for ESRC funding: Must be based at a UK research organisation.

Funding is available for up to 12 months. Projects can start from 1 June 2024 but must be completed by 30 June 2025.

Applications close 16th April.

For more information please see: Transforming data collections infrastructure for social science