Academy of Social Science response to ESRC Leadership consultation

15th October 2019

Q.1. The Academy of Social Sciences welcomes the ESRC’s initiative on research leadership. The ‘Evidence Review’ produced by Professor Flinders and Dr Anderson is excellent.  It makes a particular contribution by examining current practice, initiatives, and gaps, and outlining a clear analytic framework for the various dimensions of research leadership.  It includes a sophisticated discussion… Read more »

Other responses to Plan S

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 »

Academy of Social Sciences response to Plan S, and UKRI implementation

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 »

Academy and Campaign response to the Industrial Strategy White Paper

29th November 2017

The Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science welcome the Government’s recently released Industrial Strategy White Paper.

Response to the Industrial Strategy Green Paper Consultation

19th April 2017

The Academy and its Campaign for Social Science submitted a joint response to the UK Government Green Paper on Industrial Strategy.

Academy and Campaign respond to Northern Powerhouses and Midlands Engine Inquiry

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 »