Evaluating the Business Impact of Social Science

Evaluating the Business Impact of Social Science

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is seeking to commission an evaluation study to assess the ways in which social science research and the knowledge and skills of social scientists can have impact in business.

Reference number: PS120008

Deadline date:11/06/2012

This deadline is for… Submission of completed bid returns

Contract value:£50,000 – £70,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Swindon

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: RCUK SSC Ltd

 

Description of the contract

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is seeking to commission an evaluation study to assess the ways in which social science research and the knowledge and skills of social scientists can have impact in business The study will assess the impact of social science on business, by assessing the contributions of social scientists based in Higher Education Institutions as well as social science doctoral graduates working within business. The study will begin by assessing the business impact of social science through the work of a small number of HEI Business/Management Schools. It will then track the career paths of social science doctoral graduates from these Schools, and investigate in greater depth the contributions of those working in business.

 

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Classification of the contract

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 8 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Jonathan Smith

Organisation name RCUK SSC Ltd

Address , SN2 1FF

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How to apply

Further details, and a copy of the full specification are available from the Research Councils UK Shared Services Centre Ltd. Please contact Jonathan Smith by email: [email protected] (Ref PS120008). The deadline for submission of tenders is 11.00am on Monday 11th June 2012