The ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2015

The ESRC have announced details of the next Celebrating Impact Prize.Ā This is an exciting new opportunity to celebrate the outstanding economic and social impacts achieved by ESRC-funded researchers.

Deadline: Thursday 20 November 2014

There are six categories for the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize:

  • Outstanding Impact in BusinessĀ – research which has generated business impact through successful knowledge exchange and engagement
  • Outstanding Impact in Public PolicyĀ – research that has contributed to the development of UK public policy, at the local, regional or national government level
  • Outstanding Impact in SocietyĀ – research that has made a contribution benefitting society more widely or a specific group of the public
  • Outstanding International ImpactĀ – research that has achieved impact at an international level in business, policy or societal issues
  • Outstanding Early Career ImpactĀ – student researchers who have achieved or show potential in achieving outstanding impacts in any of the above categories
  • Impact Champion of the YearĀ – a nominated individual who has a significant personal track record in knowledge exchange and supporting and enabling impact.

The 2015 prize ceremony will take place in London during the week commencing 22 June 2015. A total of Ā£90,000 prize money will be awarded.

Application forms are available on the ESRC website.

A video of the 2014 awards is now available to view on the ESRC website.