Find out more about the new ESRC Impact Acceleration Account at this event.

ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Launch

New ESRC Impact funding available at Exeter

A Research Services research event
Date9 October 2014
Time16:00 to 18:00
PlaceReed Hall Woodbridge Suite

Who should attend?

Anyone with an interest in ESRC funding should attend this event - you do not need to have received ESRC funding previously.

All researchers and potential collaborators with an interest in the social sciences are invited to find out more about the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) at this open event hosted by Professor Mark Goodwin.

We have been awarded more than £720,000 from the ESRC to fund follow-on activity in the next four years, which University of Exeter social sciences researchers are eligible to apply to. 

Event aims

During this event you will be able to:

  • Find out more about the funding available;
  • Speak to an ESRC representative and the University's IAA staff;
  • Hear case studies from ESRC-funded academics.

What is the event about?

This event is an opportunity to network with potential collaborators and applicants, and to find out more about how to apply for funding. 

For more information on the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account, please visit the ESRC website.


Time Activity Speakers Venue
16.00 Drinks reception and networking.   Reed Hall Woodbridge Suite (throughout)
16.30 Welcome and overview Professor Mark Goodwin, University of Exeter  
16.35 The ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Kristine Dorenenkova, ESRC  
16.45 The ESRC IAA and the University of Exeter Professor Rob Gleave (Principal Investigator) and Dr Louise Rutt (Research and Impact Manager, Research and Knowledge Transfer), University of Exeter  
16.55 Social sciences research with impact at the University of Exeter (short case study presentations)

Mapping paths to family justice

Professor Anne Barlow, College of Social Sciences and International Studies

2012:  Impact for the long run

Professor Tim Coles, Business School

17.15 Networking and questions

During the networking session attendees will be able to discuss queries relating to the IAA at informal surgeries.

Paul Woolnough, Research and Knowledge Transfer

Claire Packman, College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Dr Louise Rutt, Research and Knowledge Transfer


18.00 End of event    


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ProviderResearch Services
OrganizerResearch and Knowledge Transfer Events
Tim_Coles.pptxTim Coles - 2012: Impact for the long run (1386K)
Anne_Barlow_presentation.pptxAnne Barlow - Mapping paths to family justice (416K)

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