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.

Brexit and UK (Social) Science: Developments to date

The Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science have today (February 20) published a new briefing note on Brexit. Read the full note here This note outlines Government statements related to recommendations the Academy and Campaign have Read more …

PSA seeks new CEO

The Trustees of the Political Studies Association of the UK (PSA) are seeking to appoint an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to build on our heritage as the second largest learned society in the world dedicated to the study of Read more …

Intergenerational Relations in the Context of Changing Family and Household Structures

Seminar 2 in the current Series on International and Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives on Evidence-based Policy, organised by the Academy’s International Advisory Group, will look at intergenerational relations in the context of changing family and household structures. This half-day seminar in the Read more …

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 …