The Academy of Social Sciences is the National Academy of Academics, Learned Societies and Practitioners in the Social Sciences.

Its mission is to promote social sciences in the United Kingdom for the public benefit.


Eighty-four leading social scientists conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences has announced today [19 October, 2016] that it has conferred the award of Fellow on 84 leading social scientists. The new Fellows are drawn from across the spectrum of academia, practitioners and policymakers. They have Read more …

Social scientists address challenges and opportunities in interdisciplinary research

The Academy and Campaign held an all-day conference addressing some of the individual and institutional challenges to interdisciplinary collaboration, such as funding, university structures, and career objectives on Tuesday, October 11.Read more …


Association for Project Management joins Academy

The Association for Project Management (APM) – Europe’s largest professional body for project and programme management – has joined the Academy of Social Sciences. Read more …


Brexit and HE – new inquiry by House of Commons Education Committee launch

The Education Committee has launched an inquiry into the impact of Brexit on higher education. The inquiry follows the expansion of the Committee’s remit to include higher education, further education and skills in response to changes at the Department for Read more …


Academy and Campaign publish recommendations to support UK science in Brexit negotiations

In a briefing note addressing the consequences of the “prolonged period of uncertainty” in the three months since the EU referendum vote on June 23, the Academy and Campaign make recommendations about immediate steps the government should take to support UK science and ensure the “long-term health of research is kept to the fore” during the Brexit negotiation process. Read more …

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