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.

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Academy welcomes Smith Review

The Academy has today welcomed Professor Sir Adrian Smith’s Review of Post 16 Mathematics which raises a number of important points related to the need for maths and data skills beyond those groups that go on to study maths and Read more …

Academy and Campaign welcome new chair of Science and Technology Committee

The Academy and Campaign welcome the new chair of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee. Read more …

Academy of Social Sciences Fellow announced as Social Sciences REF Chair

Professor Jane Millar OBE FAcSS, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, has today been announced as Chair of the Social Sciences REF Panel ahead of the next Research Excellence Framework in 2021.Read more …

ESRC seeks Director of Strategy and Business Planning

This advert appears on the Guardian Jobs website – the link to it (and all the other information) is below. ESRC has a vital role in providing strategic leadership to social science research in the UK.  It is the UK’s Read more …

AGM celebrates Academy growth while looking to the future

The Academy held its 18th Annual General Meeting yesterday (June 28 2017) at its offices at 33 Finsbury Square in London. Before the event, Professor Luciano Floridi FAcSS, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the Oxford Internet Institute, Read more …

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