The Social Sciences Divisional office manages the second ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.

Within the programme there are four stages at which awards are offered, providing for knowledge exchange activities at different levels of development. 

The four stages are clearly explained in a diagram on the SSD website.

stage 1: KE dialogues - up to £2,500

stage 2: kick-starting impact awards - up to £10,000

stage 3: impact acceleration awards and KE fellowships - up to £25,000

stage 4: top up award - up to £10,000

Applications must be submitted through the university IRAMS - Internal Research Award Management System. You need to use SSO to log into the system and to start an application.

Please contact Karen Eveleigh, Research Facilitator for help with applications.