Funding call from ESRI and What Works Wellbeing Centre for research into wellbeing of individuals and communities in the UK

websiteThe Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC) working with the What Works Well Being Centre have announced a secondary analysis data initiative funding opportunity concerning ‘Understanding Wellbeing’ which will go to research that offers further insights surrounding the wellbeing of individuals and communities in the UK, with ‘up to £300,000 per project for up to six projects’ available.

The What Works Wellbeing Centre writes:

The Economic and Social Research Council working with the centre, is offering up to £300,000 per project for up to six projects for analysis of secondary data to better understand people’s and communities.

The Centre is interested in projects that answer policy and practice relevant questions on wellbeing, exploring what works to improve (or worsen) wellbeing in different contexts, through different mechanisms and for different people.  We are particularly interested in the areas of:

  • community wellbeing, place, social connections and social capital
  • improving working age life

As a what works project, our team at the Centre will be a part of your bid, working with you to  connect your research with decision-makers across a range of sectors to help translate evidence into impact. Additionally, we would support communications and dissemination to increase your research’s reach….

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For more background see the ESRC website

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