Welcome to the public web pages of the Government Social Research Service (GSR).
Please note: There will be no centrally-run GSR summer vacation placement scheme in 2015
2015 GSR Fast Stream Scheme
Scheme Opens: 1 September 2014
Scheme Closes: 30 September 2014
The GSR Fast Stream recruitment scheme will reopens in September 2015– for further information please see the GSR Fast Stream page.
The GSR Summer Vacation Placement Scheme 2014 is now CLOSED.
Applicants will be informed of the outcome during the week commencing 10th March.
GSR exists to:
- provide government with objective, reliable, relevant and timely social research
- support the development, implementation, review and evaluation of policy and delivery
- ensure policy debate is informed by the best research evidence and thinking from the social sciences.
This is a public website containing core information about GSR’s professional standards, policies and competencies.
The purpose of the Government Social Research Service, what it does and its professional standards are described in this short summary.
If you are a researcher interested in working with government organisations you can find out more about the research they are involved in and contact them via the ESRC (Economic and Socia Research Council). (opens in a new window)