Making a difference

Social responsibility is central to all of our teaching, research and engagement activity.

Our priorities

All our work falls into five distinct priorities:

Our core aim is to make a positive difference to society at a local, national and international level. 

There are many programmes you can get involved in to help us make a difference. 

ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

This festival is designed to promote and increase awareness of social science and enables social scientists to engage with a non-academic audience.

It also increases awareness of how the social sciences contribute to the wellbeing and economy of UK society.