Academy News

SAGE Publishing Panel Debate: Putting big data to “good” use, 6 November

Join SAGE Publishing, The Public Data Lab and the Essex Institute of Data Analytics for this free panel debate to discuss these challenges, explore examples of progress being made and address what more we, as an academic community, could be doing to better understand and utilise big data for optimum impact.

IAG Seminar 4: Historical and International Perspectives on Health, 4 December

This half-day seminar in the new series on evidence-based policy will take the form of ‘conversations’ between researchers and policy advisers/users, followed by group discussions. The seminar will serve as a forum at which participants from different national and disciplinary perspectives discuss and develop ideas for projects and articles in a themed issue of a journal.

UK Research and Innovation Council recruitment announcement

UK Research and Innovation is a new organisation that, from 1 April 2018, will bring together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.

Statement on appointment of new ESRC head

The Academy of Social Sciences congratulates Professor Jennifer Rubin on her appointment as Executive Chair of the Economic and Social Research Council.

Sixty-nine leading social scientists conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences has announced today [October 12] that it has conferred the award of Fellow on 69 leading social scientists. The new Fellows are drawn from 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… Read more »

The Campaign is hiring! Campaign Manager (f/t)

The Campaign for Social Science The Campaign for Social Science was launched in 2011 to promote social science to UK Governments and the wider public. We campaign for policies that support social science inquiry in the UK, such as the retention of large-scale longitudinal research programmes. We raise the profile of social science in the… Read more »

Join our policy team: Policy Officer/Senior Policy Officer (p/t or f/t)

The Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science 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 science in the UK for the public benefit. It is composed of around 1200 individual Fellows, 43 member Learned… Read more »

Vacancy: Assistant Director

The Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science 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 science in the UK for the public benefit. It is composed of around 1200 individual Fellows, 43 member Learned… Read more »

TEF Panel Members and Assessors sought

Seeking panel members and assessors for the Teaching Excellence Framework HEFCE wishes to appoint high-calibre individuals to work as panellists and assessors for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). These roles will form the TEF subject pilot panels and supplement the TEF Year Three panel. Roles are available for: ·         pilot subject panel chairs ·         pilot… Read more »

Shamit Saggar to lead the Campaign for Social Science

The Academy of Social Sciences is delighted to announce today [September 5] that it has appointed Professor Shamit Saggar CBE FAcSS to lead its high-profile Campaign for Social Science from 1st October 2017. He succeeds Professor James Wilsdon FAcSS, who is stepping down as Chair after four formative years in the role. Professor Saggar is… Read more »