12th February 2019
Our Member Learned Societies’ responses to Plan S British Academy of Management response to Plan S British Sociological Association response to Plan S Political Studies Association response to Plan S Regional Studies Association response to Plan S Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) response to Plan S Other selected UK responses to… Read more »
Introduction 1. The Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) is the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences. Its mission is to promote social science in the United Kingdom for the public benefit. The Academy is composed of nearly 1400 individual Fellows, 44 Learned Societies, and a number of affiliates, together… Read more »
29th November 2017
The Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science welcome the Government’s recently released Industrial Strategy White Paper.
21st June 2017
12th June 2017
19th April 2017
The Academy and its Campaign for Social Science submitted a joint response to the UK Government Green Paper on Industrial Strategy.
11th May 2016
The Academy and Campaign issued a response Friday 6th May to the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee’s Powerhouses and Engines Inquiry. The response stressed the need for good social science evidence both in shaping policies for the Northern Powerhouse and Midlands Engine, and in ensuring that sufficient evaluation measures are built in from the start. Adequate resourcing will… Read more »
6th May 2016
The Academy and its Campaign have responded to the Science and Technology Committee’s Inquiry into Science Communication.
22nd February 2016
In a letter to the Minister for Government Efficiency and Civil Service Reform in the Cabinet Office, Professor James Wilsdon FAcSS, Chair of the Academy’s Campaign for Social Science, and Sarah Main raise concerns over an anti-lobbying clause that threatens to put the brakes on the research impact agenda. The letter comes alongside an article,… Read more »
19th February 2016