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 sciences in the United Kingdom for the public benefit.

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AGM 2014

The Academy’s Annual General Meeting for 2014 will be held on Thursday 3rd July at 4pm at 30 Tabernacle Street, London EC2A 4UE. The AGM will be associated with an EGM to vote on a possible change of nomenclature for Read more …

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Social Media in Social Research conference – SRA

The Social Research Association is pleased to announce that the SRA Social Media in Social Research conference on Friday 16 May, is now open for registration.  It will be at the British Library conference centre in central London. Visit http://the-sra.org.uk/event-registration/?ee=151 Read more …

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Statistical Excellence in Official Statistics award

The Royal Statistical Society’s Statistical Excellence in Official Statistics award is open for nominations. The deadline is 26th April. Jill Leyland, Chair of the Organising Committee for the Royal Statistical Society’s Statistical Excellence in Official Statistics awards writes: The purpose Read more …

April Policy Monitor published

The April 2014 issue of Policy Monitor is now available to download here (Pdf). This is the Academy and Campaign’s monthly compendium of UK and EU government and other consultations. Print version

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March E-Bulletin published

The E-Bulletin for March 2014 has now been published. All Academicians, member Learned Societies and Affiliates will receive a copy by email, unless they have elected not to do so. The Bulletin may also be read here or by visiting Read more …

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Polly Toynbee talks about the importance of social science

The Academy launched the Campaign for Social Science to raise the profile of social science in the public, media and Parliament.

Its activities include lobbying government, organising events, promoting social sciences in the media and monitoring the health of academia in the UK.

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