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Created to act as a resource medium for the deposition of key texts in disability research in order that these may be of use to disabled people, scholars, researchers, professionals and students worldwide.

A repository of articles and books on a wide range of disciplines.

A sustainable repository of online research methods resources which preserves, sustains and actively maintains web resources developed as part of ESRC funding focused on research methods in the social sciences.

The resources not only provide a valuable personal development resource for researchers unable to participate in face-to-face training, but also provide an important repository of social science knowledge.

Publications section of Nesta website, which contains research on how innovation works best in the UK and how policy can best support it.

A complete listing of all the reports published with the Foundation’s support, starting with the most recent. Topics include: citizenship, housing, social welfare and employment.

Research catalogue that contains details of ESRC-funded research projects and their outputs.

It contains details of over 100,000 research outputs (such as books, conference papers and journal articles). There are also details of the outcomes of the projects, and the impacts that the research has had on the economy, society and individuals.

Centre that provides expertise in the fields of welfare and social policy development in a broad sense - in particular in areas where multi-or interdisciplinary approaches, integrated policies and inter-sectoral action are called for.

The European Centre is a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organisation concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research.

The research areas include: ageing and generations; childhood, youth and families; incomes, poverty and social inclusion; long-term care and personal social services; and welfare society.