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 respond to Prime Minister’s statement on Brexit objectives

The Academy and Campaign have responded to the Prime Minister’s January 17 statement on Brexit objectives. Read more …

Luciano Floridi to be Annual Lecturer on data and ethics

The Academy is delighted to announce that Professor Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the Oxford Internet Institute and the Alan Turing Institute will deliver this year’s Annual Lecture, which will take place at 33 Finsbury Square, Read more …

It’s official: inequality, climate change and social polarisation are bad for you

This year’s Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum warns that rising income inequality and societal polarisation could create further problems if urgent action isn’t taken -– and that’s after the car-crash that was 2016. Read more …

Academy Fellows recognised in New Year’s Honours

The Academy is delighted to see several of its Fellows honoured for their work in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list and offers its congratulations: Paul Cheshire CBE FAcSS, professor of Economic Geography at the LSE. For services to economics Read more …

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Seminar: Pathways to Sustainability in a Changing Environment

As part of its new seminar series on International and Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Evidence-Based Policy, the Academy’s International Advisory Group is launching the first in its new series of five half-day seminars on 17th January 2017. Seminar 1: PATHWAYS TO Read more …

Are the charitable and scientific worlds comparable? goo.gl/TVxaLH via @ThirdSector

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