Posts tagged with ‘ESRC’

Nominate an ESRC Impact Leader

This is the second call for nominations to The University of Nottingham’s ESRC Impact Leaders Programme […]

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ESRC IAA Impact Accelerator Fund

The Impact Accelerator Fund is open to applications from all social science researchers across all faculties […]

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Who pays to avoid climate change, and how much does it cost?

Climate change economics predominantly frames climate policy as an inter-generational problem, which requires current generations to sacrifice their own material well-being for the future, and makes environmental outcomes dependent on ethical, economic, and geo-physical considerations. In this lecture, Professor Armon Rezai will review the assumption and arguments underlying Utilitarian cost-benefit analysis and present mechanisms of avoiding the climate sacrifice. Refocusing the climate debate in this manner emphasizes conflicts within rather than between generations.

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ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2016

The ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2016 recognises and rewards ESRC-funded researchers who have achieved, or are […]

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ESRC Doctoral Training Centre open afternoon

Interested in Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded postgraduate opportunities to start in September/October 2016? Come along and find out more about who the ESRC DTC are, what they do, and the studentships on offer.

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Nottingham-Shire: a voice for education

One-day workshop focussing on education, featuring keynote speaker Hilary Wainwright, author of Reclaim the State: Experiments in Popular Democracy.

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ESRC Impact Accelerator Fund now open

The latest funding call for the ESRC Impact Accelerator Fund is now open until 25 November. […]

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iRight Youth Juries: promoting digital rights

There are growing concerns about consequences of social media, cyberbullying, data privacy and online behaviour on users, especially children and young people. We will explore these issues and promote digital literacy using an innovative format that brings people together and facilitates reflection on digital rights.

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Synthetic biology: great expectations and great responsibilities

Organised by Professor Brigitte Nerlich as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, this panel debate will be chaired by the scientist and broadcaster Adam Rutherford, author of the book ‘Creation: How science is reinventing life itself’ (2013) and presenter of BBC Radio 4’s flagship science programme, ‘Inside Science’.

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What will the world look like in 2065?

The World in 2065 ESRC Writing Competition in partnership with SAGE. If you are an ESRC-funded PhD student, […]

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