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Research for Social Care

  Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022 | Funding Deadline

The Research for Social Care (RfSC) call is inviting research proposals that will generate evidence to improve, expand and strengthen the way adult social care is delivered for users of care services, carers, and the public.

RfSC welcomes high quality proposals from researchers and practitioners that are focused on:

  • Social care needs and relevant outcomes
  • Developing a more robust evidence base for current ways of working
  • Developing and evaluating new ways of delivering social care
  • Secondary data analysis, record linkage and reviews
  • Research methods development
  • Care users’ and carers’ circumstances and needs
  • Those who deliver social care including unpaid carers and the staff and professionals involved in the delivery of social care e.g. social workers.


This call has an autism highlight notice specifically inviting proposals for collaborative research projects to better support autistic people who access social care.


Deadline for proposals: 19 January 2022

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