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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).
Professor Paul Boyle, Chief Executive for the ESRC said: "We are delighted to celebrate those who have gone above and beyond in ensuring the best economic and societal impact from their work.
Astrid Wissenburg, Director of Partnerships and Communications from the ESRC, says: "These unique Expert Panels provide an opportunity for international debate around the complex challenges of diversity for global business.
Abhinay Muthoo, head of the department of economics at the university, said: "I am absolutely delighted that the ESRC has awarded this level of funding to the department in order to enable it to create this new and exciting research centre.
The pounds 38m project, managed by the ESRC, started in 2000 and runs until 2011.
An ESRC spokeswoman said: "The project is socially relevant.
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.
Data from the 1990 and 2000 NSSALs was analysed by Prof Wellings for the ESRC report, who said half of young women and 12 per cent of men in the 2000 survey who had sex before 16 believed in retrospect it was too early.
Secondly, the ESRC has just commissioned a National Research Methods Centre at the University of Southampton that will complement the work of the Research Methods Programme.
Older people say that learning stimulates their intellect and gives them pleasure, reports ESRC.
Ultimately, the Centre aims to implement a policy ensuring that qualitative data produced by future ESRC and other funded projects are offered for archiving.
This research has involved a number of externally-funded research projects including ESRC, Nuffield, and US National Science Foundation.