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Top social scientist boosts Exeter’s research excellence

Top social scientist boosts Exeter’s research excellence | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

One of the UK's leading social scientists is joining the University of Exeter from her previous post as Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

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Professor Jane Elliott is the current CEO at the ESRC.

The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS)  and the Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources (CLOSER) programme receive funding from ESRC.

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UK-China research collaboration celebrated

UK-China research collaboration celebrated | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Senior representatives from Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) celebrated the growing UK-China research partnership and discussed strategic priorities for the future at an event held at the Royal Society in London on 18 April.

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Professor Jane Elliott is RCUK International Champion and CEO of the ESRC (one of the seven Research Councils UK).

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Unloved and sidelined: why are social sciences neglected by politicians?

Unloved and sidelined: why are social sciences neglected by politicians? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Social sciences can help governments address important social and political challenges, but many academics feel their research is ignored

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Article cites the ESRC and also quotes Professor Jane Elliott, Chief Executive.

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UK-Brazil collaborative small-scale scientific research funded

UK-Brazil collaborative small-scale scientific research funded | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Research Councils UK announces nearly 6 million pounds in joint funding between the two countries for Research Partnerships under the Newton Fund.
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The article quotes Professor Jane Elliott, CEO of ESRC and International Champion for Research Councils UK (RCUK).

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UK researchers tap into China's scientific powerhouse

UK researchers tap into China's scientific powerhouse | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The government is to outline its plans to strengthen collaborative research between the UK and China.

 

The Science Minister, Jo Johnson, will give details while opening a joint UK-Chinese plant research centre just outside Shanghai.


Scientists at the centre will investigate new ways of growing crops to feed an expanding global population.


The centre is the latest effort by the UK to tap into the rapid growth in scientific investment by China.

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This article includes an interview with Jane Elliot, CEO of ESRC and Research Councils UK International Champion.

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CASS invests in first major international scheme with UK Research Councils

CASS invests in first major international scheme with UK Research Councils | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Four new UK-China partnerships to strengthen research in the social sciences and arts and humanities have been announced on 9 September.

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Article cites the Newton Fund and quotes ESRC CEO Professor Jane Elliott

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Social science is vital too

Social science is vital too | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Through the next spending review, the social sciences have a powerful case to make for more investment.

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Article cites the ESRC Strategic Plan

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RSS fellow appointed as new ESRC chief executive

RSS fellow appointed as new ESRC chief executive | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
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Professor Jane Elliott, currently director of the Centre for Longitudinal Studies and of the CLOSER (Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources) programme at the Institute of Education, London has been announced as the next chief executive and deputy chair of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), as of 1 October 2014.

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