Social science

Harms of Hate video still Our world leading Social Science Research has a strong track record of outward engagement, partnership working, and knowledge exchange with non-academic partners. These include national and international governments and public sector bodies, Non-Governmental Organisations, community groups, and commercial organisations.

The University of Leicester holds an Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) - a four-year £1 million award dedicated to supporting social science knowledge exchange and impact with non-academic organisations and groups.

ESRC IAA

The Economic and Social Research Council awarded us an Impact Acceleration Account of £1 million over four years.

ESRC Impact Acceleration Account

Research areas

Find out how and where our world-leading social science research is having an impact.

Research areas