ESRC Impact Acceleration Account

University of Oxford has been awarded £1.1 million through the ERSC Impact Acceleration Account to fund knowledge exchange and impact activities undertaken by researchers from April 2019 to March 2023.

The majority of funding will be channelled into academic-led impact and knowledge exchange activities, awarded on a competitive basis.

Management of the Oxford IAA is delegated to the Social Sciences Division, to administer on behalf of the University and support is available to social scientists across the institution. Prof. Mark Pollard as Associate Head (Research) will act as Academic Lead and Chair of the IAA.

Come back soon to find out the latest opportunities through ESRC IAA. 

Meanwhile, you can contact Aileen Marshall-Brown and her team for the latest information on


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Funded ESRC IAA Projects

Oxford's social science researchers are collaborating with external partners, both nationally and internationally, to enhance the impact of their research by engaging in Knowledge Exchange activities. Find out more about the excellent projects that have received funding from Oxford's ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) and the Higher Education and Innovation Fund (HEIF) in the summaries below.

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