ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize

Deadline: 17 March 2022

This is an annual opportunity to recognise and reward ESRC-supported researchers who have created or enabled outstanding impact. There are five competition categories this year

  • Outstanding Business and Enterprise Impact
  • Outstanding Public Policy Impact
  • Outstanding Societal Impact
  • Outstanding International Impact
  • Outstanding Early Career Impact

All finalists have a film professionally made about their work and impact, and winners are awarded £10,000 to spend on further knowledge exchange, public engagement or other impact related activities.

For further details, see the ESRC's page on this opportunity. Enquiries about this announcement can be sent to

You are a current or previous ESRC-supported researcher (this includes ESRC-supported doctoral students).

How to Apply
Complete (individually or in a team) an online form setting out your impact activities and achievements. This is reviewed by academics, engagement and knowledge exchange experts and research users. Shortlisted applicants are invited to an interview, along with non-academic supporters who help describe the impact of the work. Finalists attend a high-profile awards ceremony, where the winners are announced.

Complete and submit an application form by 16:00 17 March 2022.

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