ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change

placeholder pictureThe ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) is a £4.5 million Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) - funded major international Research Centre analysing socio-cultural change.

Our Partners

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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funds research and training in social and economic issues. It has an international reputation both for providing high-quality research on issues of importance to business, the public sector and government.

Our Mission

CRESC's mission is to understand how socio-cultural processes relate to our awareness and experience of technological innovation, economic instability and social inequality.



Forthcoming Events

  • Identity, Power and Socio-cultural Change-The Kanaris Theatre, Manchester Museum: Tuesday 14th December
  • Social Life of Methods Device Workshop: Milton Keynes, 25th-26th November

  • Urbis Research Forum Happy Birthday Mr. Engels:29th November 6.00 pm
    D07, Renold Building, off Sackville Street, Manchester

For more information on all our forthcoming events please click here