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Celebrating Impact Prize


The Celebrating Impact Prize, now in its sixth year, is an annual opportunity to recognise and reward ESRC-funded researchers and ESRC associates. It celebrates outstanding ESRC research and success in interdisciplinary, collaborative working, partnerships, engagement and knowledge exchange activities that have led to significant impact.

Applications for the 2018 Impact Prize are now closed. Find out who's been shortlisted for this year's awards:

You can follow news about the prize on Twitter using #impactprize or contact the team at

Video: some of our winners from the past five years

About the prize

Information about prizes and contacts.

Prize categories

There are six categories for the 2018 prize.

What is impact?

Impact helps to demonstrate that social science is important.