This scheme provides researchers with a great opportunity to engage with organisations in the private, public and civil society sector(s) on a social science issue.
The KE Opportunities Scheme now covers activities at all stages of the research process; from setting up networks to help inform the first stages of research; to the development of activities designed to apply previous research to policy and practice issues (previously covered by the ESRC Follow on Fund Scheme).
Please note this is a collaborative scheme and, as such, all applications must include at least 25% co-funding from partner(s) in the user community (depending on the sector involved). For further details, including how to apply, please visit the website:
There have been a number of changes to this call from previous ESRC Knowledge Exchange calls. For this reason, please ensure you have read the guidance notes carefully before submitting your proposal.
Please contact RKE Ops as soon as possible if you are considering applying to the scheme – they can help you with costings, school approval and using the JeS system to prepare your application.
We also have RPRS – the internal peer review scheme which you can use to obtain comments from our academic staff on your draft application.