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.

Academy and Campaign Statement on the Queen’s Speech

The Academy and Campaign respond to the Queen’s Speech. Read more …

Campaign for Social Science vacancy: Supporter Relations Officer

The Campaign for Social Science is looking for a proactive person to organise our fundraising from existing supporters, recruit new support and develop relationships. The Campaign was established in 2011 to promote the use of social science in public policy Read more …

Academy Fellows recognised in 2017 Birthday Honours

Eight Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences have been recognised in the 2017 Birthday Honours List for their contributions in various academic and professional fields, from tackling climate change and research into end of life care, to education and Read more …

Academy and Campaign Statement on the 2017 General Election

The outcome of the 2017 General Election is now in, and the challenges facing the UK are clear. The Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science believe that the social sciences will be needed now more than Read more …

Professor Jane Broadbent FAcSS appointed as Deputy Chair of Council

The Academy’s Council has appointed the Honorary Secretary, Professor Jane Broadbent FAcSS (left), to serve also as its Deputy Chair. Professor Roger Goodman FAcSS, Chair of Council, welcomed the appointment saying, “I am delighted Council has nominated Professor Jane Broadbent Read more …

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