The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK

Contact: Lewis Preece

Network Board Members: Mr. Jeremy Neathey


The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), United Kingdom is responsible for strategic, publicly funded research in the social sciences in the UK. Its mission is to fund high quality research and postgraduate training, to meet the needs of users and beneficiaries of social science research and to promote the use of the knowledge generated by the research which it supports. Its mission defines wealth creation, quality of life and effectiveness of public services as its target areas.