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Funding: ESRC Impact Acceleration Account 2019-2023

We are delighted to share that the University of Cambridge has been awarded another round of funding for an Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) from the Economic Social Research Council (ESRC) to run from 2019-2023. The ESRC IAA will be used to support a number of activities focused on generating impact from social science research, some of which include Dedicated funding for social science


  • One-to-one impact support to researchers;
  • Events, training, and online materials for devising impact plans;
  • Commercialisation and technology transfer support from Cambridge Enterprise;
  • Policy engagement through The Centre for Science and Policy;


Enterprise training for researchers looking to commercialise their research, provided by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Judge Business School and the Maxwell Centre Impulse Programme, and Recognition for impact and public engagement through the annual Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Impact and Public Engagement.

The Social Science Impact Fund will be launched soon with the deadline for applications on 30th September 2019. Please look out for further information on this in the coming days. For more information contact Dr Tina Basi, Social Science Impact Facilitator or go to font-family: 

Posted on 08/07/2019

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