The Social Sciences Division Research & Impact Team have announced the latest funding call for the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) which provides flexible support for knowledge exchange for ESRC-remit social scientists across the University.

TThis scheme is intended for Knowledge Exchange projects which may be a continuation of a previous project or a new initiative and aim to drive activity that will encourage impact from excellent research. This funding (up to £50K) is flexible and can cover a wide array of activities which have the potential to generate or accelerate research impact.

Closing date: 6 Oct 17, 5pm

How to apply

For more details please see the guidance documents and application form. You can also download these documents from:

Please note the application will need to include costings from both sides where regional partners are involved and will need approval from both Heads of Departments.

Exemplar proposals

We have updated our database of exemplary previously successful applications on the Sharepoint site.  We also have summaries of our funded projects on our website.


Funder Deadline6th October 2017
Research Services Deadlinen/a
Law Faculty Deadline for first draft review22nd September 2017
Law Faculty Deadline for initial expression of interest15th September 2017