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.

Response to the Industrial Strategy Green Paper Consultation

The Academy and its Campaign for Social Science submitted a joint response to the UK Government Green Paper on Industrial Strategy. Read more …

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Two Fellows appointed to Research Excellence Framework Interdisciplinary Research Advisory Panel

Professor Rick Delbridge FAcSS and Professor Judith Phillip FAcSS have been appointed to the Research Excellence Framework Interdisciplinary Research Advisory Panel. Read more …

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Forty-seven leading social scientists conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences has announced today [March 31] that it has conferred the award of Fellow on 47 leading social scientists.

The new Fellows are academics, practitioners and policymakers across the social sciences. They have been recognised after an extensive peer review process for the excellence and impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit.

Announcing the conferment, Professor Roger Goodman FAcSS, Chair of the Academy said: Read more …

Response to the Triggering of Article 50

Today, the UK Government triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning the process of our withdrawal from the European Union. As negotiations with the other 27 EU countries begin, we recognise the pressures the Government faces in obtaining the Read more …

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Academy response to HEFCE’s consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework

The Academy has today published its response to HEFCE’s consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework. Read more …

David Lipsey FAcSS on 'polling's dirty little secret' goo.gl/Pfy8Oa @LordLipsey

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