Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) & National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC): Call for Research Proposals 2016

Call Name: What Helps Children Get Back on Track After Abuse?

The aim of this research programme is to increase the evidence base about what kinds of therapeutic or social intervention work for which children with experience of abuse and when; how to identify children whose mental health is vulnerable; and how to identify the things that make others more resilient.

Funding & Duration

The funding for this call currently stands at £1.7M (approx AUD $2.8M) and the call sponsors anticipate funding three to five proposals. Research is expected to commence before the end of March 2017 and runs for up to five years.


ESRC attaches major importance to the position of UK social science in the international and global arena. It positively encourages active collaboration between UK researchers and those in other countries, where this will help to ensure that UK research is at the international leading edge.

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Submission Requirements

Further Information

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