Find out about events that ESRC and our research investments are involved in. See our Festival of Social Science section for guidance and updates on the Festival week.
Here's a small list of our current events but click here to view the full listing:
CRFR 10th anniversary national conference
30 November 2011
CRFR 10th Anniversary National Conference Influencing society: the role of social research. This one day conference explores the role of social science in influencing policy, practice, public and wider debates about issues in contemporary society.
Looking after your research data - a workshop for trainers
22 September 2011
This workshop will showcase outputs from the Researcher Development Initiative (RDI) project Data Management and Sharing for Researchers Training.
Administrative Data Liaison Service (ADLS) training course
14 July 2011
ADLS will be running three more Safe Researcher training courses in London, Manchester and Edinburgh this year. These courses provide researchers with the basic understanding, knowledge and skills to apply for and use administrative data for research confidently and responsibly.
Webinar - Data management planning for research projects and groups
13 July 2011
The UK Data Archive invites you to a free webinar on data management and planning for research projects and groups. This webinar will showcase the Archive's recommendations and tools to help research projects and groups plan how to manage and share data
ADLS Conference - Showcasing administrative data: innovative research, methods and modes of access
11 July 2011
The Administrative Data Liaison Service will be holding a one day conference in London on Monday 11th July 2011 to highlight the power of administrative data and the strengths and limitations of such data for research purposes.
Beyond the radar: maximising the impact of community activities
08 July 2011
The Third Sector Research Centre and Barrow Cadbury Trust are holding a one-day event to explore how ‘below the radar’ community activity can maximise its impact.
With concerns often expressed about youth crime and violence in the UK, researchers have been investigating what young people really think about living in an inner-city neighbourhood that has high levels of deprivation, crime and gang activity.
New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) reveals why some children are badly affected by negative family conflicts while other children survive without significant problems.
People with depression often feel their life is out of control. It can evoke feelings that their life is pointless or by merely existing bad things can happen. Research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) suggests that these feeling may be caused by subtle changes in the way depressed people perceive time and process their surroundings.
Outdoor play and learning can make an important contribution to helping children make the transition from early years education into primary school, an innovative research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has concluded. According to the project's findings, pupils' opportunities to spend time outdoors decline sharply as they move from early years education into more formal schooling.
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Well designed and planned exercises are essential to ensure that the UK can respond effectively to emergencies of all kinds, according to research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The emergencies may take the form of a terrorist attack, flooding, pandemic flu, rail or air disaster - or any major disruptive event requiring an emergency response.