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Second BSA Conference on Society, Environment and Human Health – call for papers

Building on the successful conference in 2016, the second BSA conference on Society, Environment and Human Health will explore current social research and theory on this topic. Read more …

New book – Regulatory Crisis: negotiating the consequences of risk, disasters and crises

A new book by Professor Bridget Hutter FAcSS and Professor Sally Lloyd-Bostock, published by Cambridge University Press. Using a new concept – ‘regulatory crisis’ – this book examines how major crises may or may not affect regulation. Read more …

EHS Annual Conference 2018 – Call for papers

The 2018 annual conference of the Economic History Society will be hosted by Keele University, from 6 – 8 April. Read more …

Academy and Campaign response to Technopolis report

The Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science welcome the publication of The role of EU funding UK research and innovation, jointly commissioned from Technopolis by the Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society. Read more …

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Call for Two Associate Editors for Contemporary Social Science

The Academy wishes to appoint two Associate Editors for its journal Contemporary Social Science and now invites applications from social scientists from any academic discipline. The appointments will be for three years from September 2017. Further details are available to Read more …

New book: The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Social Psychology

Edited by Professor Brendan Gough FAcSS, this handbook is the first to bring together the latest theory and research on critical approaches to social psychological challenges.Read more …

SRHE Event: Reframing adult education in the wake of Brexit, 22 June

The need for the UK to upskill, reskill and retrain its adult population has never been more pressing than in the aftermath of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.This seminar will hear presentations from academics across the Higher Education sector in the UK including Read more …

New book: The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness, 2nd Edition

Edited by Susan Schnieder and Max Velmans FAcSS, the highly-anticipated second edition of The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness offers a collection of readings that together represent the most thorough and comprehensive survey of the nature of consciousness available today. Read more …

Fellow re-elected Chair of the Millions Plus Group

Professor Dave Phoenix OBE FAcSS, Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University has been re-elected the Chair of MillionPlus for another two years. Read more …

Academy hears advice on how the UK can prosper outside the EU

How can the UK prosper outside the EU? Prospering outside the European Union will be neither simple nor straightforward for the UK, was the message to a conference held on 10th May 2017 by the Academy of Social Sciences in Read more …