ESRC


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ESRC

abbreviation for
(Education) Economic and Social Research Council
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Each of the UK nations saw an overall increase in the number of successful proposals they submitted to the ESRC, but Wales enjoyed the largest rise of 31% (compared to only 4% in 2011-12).
ESRC is the UK's largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues.
But for ACCA and the ESRC we want to explore the link between diversity and innovation and in particular the benefits to organisations in encouraging diversity to achieve business benefits.
It has attracted pounds 5 million in financial aid from the ESRC, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales and the WAG.
Meanwhile, Almunia all but named Bank of England Governor Mervyn King as vice-chair of the new ESRC, saying that the decision on the make-up of the council, which will also monitor macroeconomic trends, was "tricky".
Professor Ian Diamond, chief executive of the ESRC, said: "These centres will provide key research outcomes of the highest international standards.
The ESRC said poor exam results can damage schools but parents and teachers need to be more aware about what else creates a successful school.
The ESRC is an agency for the funding of social science research and gets most of its pounds 100 million budget from the Government's Office of Science and Technology.
According to the findings of the ESRC study many UK teachers showed concern that computers could interfere with book-based learning, particularly in the humanities and creative subjects, and use ICT only for administration.
The study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), found walking still accounted for 60 per cent of trips taken by ten to 11-year-olds.
The study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), found that walking still accounted for 60 per cent of trips taken by 10 to 11-year-olds.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has made a number of strategic investments to promote methodological advancement and improve the standards of research methods across the UK social science community.