In response to the on-going migration crisis the ESRC is providing £1 million to support leading UK social scientists to conduct research with migrant and refugee populations who have entered Europe across the Mediterranean.
Eight projects from across the UK are being funded under the ESRC’s Urgency Grants Mechanism. This is the first time the ESRC has activated this funding mechanism on a strategic basis, in response to a crisis.
Co-funded by the Department for International Development, the Mediterranean Migration Research Programme, which goes live today, will provide evidence to inform the development of policy and responses by governments, European agencies, and charities.
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