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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 …

New book: The Problem of Religious Diversity – European Challenges, Asian Approaches

Edited by Professor Anna Triandafyllidou and Professor Tariq Modood FAcSS, this book engages critically with the different models and approaches for managing religion adopted in Europe, Asia and Oceania in order to seek answers to this pressing normative, conceptual and policy issue.Read more …

SRHE Event: Presentation Skills, 20 Sept

This course aims to provide opportunities for you to develop and improve your presentation skills within a friendly and supportive environment. Read more …

New book: – Heat, Greed and Human Need:Climate Change, Capitalism and Sustainable Wellbeing

By Professor Ian Gough FAcSS, this book builds an essential bridge between climate change and social policy. Read more …

Fellow appointed Chair of the board of trustees of ECU

Professor Stuart Croft FAcSS, Vice-Chancellor and President of University of Warwick, to succeed Professor Janet Beer, Vice-chancellor of Liverpool University, as chair of the board of trustees of ECU. 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 …

Contemporary Social Science call for papers: Building Knowledge Economies in Africa

Recent evidence suggests that Africa is on the threshold of significant and sustainable economic growth if its human and material resources can be effectively mobilised to support the process. Consequently, the World Bank’s Knowledge Economy Framework is being developed to explore and support the extent to which current policies in African countries impact the knowledge development process (and thereby competitiveness) on the continent. This themed issue therefore invites papers that focus on, but are not limited to the four dimensions of the World Bank’s Knowledge Economy Index, namely: information and communication technology, education, economic incentives and institutional regime, and innovation. Read more …

Change in the Public Sector – new report from APM

APM Research  APM has launched its Research report on Change in the Public Sector.  Commissioned by the Enabling Change SIG Public Sector practitioner group in conjunction with APM Research, the report seeks to promote new understanding of change in public Read more …

Apprenticeship Guidance for Employers – new report from Association for Project Management

APM Apprenticeship Guidance for Employers June 2017 saw the launch of the Apprenticeships: an employer guide which is the latest in APM’s work in partnership with major corporates, training companies and the education sector to support apprenticeships within the profession, Read more …