ESRC Digital Good Network

ESRC Digital Good Network

Building a research community focused on what a good digital society should look like and how we get there.

We fund research projects, fellowships and internships that explore three societal challenges that we see as crucial to ensuring that digital technologies benefit people and societies: equity, sustainability and resilience.

A focus on: Research

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Our research is provoking rich, interdisciplinary debate on what a good digital society looks like.

We undertake research on the digital good through the Digital Good Research Fund, our core team, and our interns and fellows. Our research projects will all feed into the Digital Good Index, to be used to evaluate digital innovations to ensure good societal outcomes.

Find out more about our research

What’s new?

Societal challenges

  • Summer School People Talking

    How can we make sure digital technologies contribute towards a more equitable society?

  • Summer School 2023 More People Talking

    How can we make the digital future more sustainable?

  • Woman Speaking At Jan 24 Showcase

    How can the digital world be shaped to ensure that digital technologies enhance wellbeing in the face of future challenges?