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Welcome to Durham’s Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Account Fund (ESRC IAA)

Supporting the impact of world-leading social science research. 

"It is important for research to make a difference.  Working with Durham academics, business and community partners can help research impact cultures and societies, and lead to improvements in health, the economy, and the physical environment."

Prof Chris Brown, Durham ESRC IAA Director 

Find out more About Us
£1.3m support for social science research impact projects
One of the highest Round 2 IAA Award Schemes in the country
Delivering impact support since 2014 to almost 140 projects
Supporting academic and business collaborative partnerships

Discover more

  • What's New?

    Find out all the news on what's happening in Durham’s ESRC IAA Scheme 

    Events guide
  • Our Impact

    The ESRC IAA fund provides funding to support Durham researchers in demonstrating the impact of their research, and to increase and improve their engagement, relationships, and networks with partners in business and the community - see our case studies.

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What's New?

Find out all the news on what's happening in Durham’s ESRC IAA Scheme 

Events guide

Our Impact

The ESRC IAA fund provides funding to support Durham researchers in demonstrating the impact of their research, and to increase and improve their engagement, relationships, and networks with partners in business and the community - see our case studies.

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Current Students and Staff

Further details about ESRC IAA for current staff.