Welcome to the public web pages of the Government Social Research Service (GSR).
2016 GSR Fast Stream Scheme
Scheme Opens: 1 September 2015
Scheme Closes: 30 September 2015
For further information please see the GSR Fast Stream page.
GSR Sandwich Student Placement Scheme 2016-17.
See Sandwich Student page for details
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)