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ESRC Impact Acceleration Account

ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA)

Durham University has been awarded over £650,000 from the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) to run its own dedicated Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) from 2014 to 2018. Via these funds the University will maximise the impact of our world-leading social science research beyond academia on policy-making, economic development, entrepreneurship, governance, public services, cultural engagement and civic participation.

The IAA funding is being used flexibly and rapidly to support the following four key areas (please click the picture below for a full list of projects for each area):