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

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


Academy Housewarming – Integration in an era of superdiversity

Professor Jenny Phillimore FAcSS will give a talk at the inauguration of the Academy’s new offices at 33 Finsbury Square on Wednesday, November 4Read more …


BIS blueprint heightens fears for research funding

A leaked consultation on the future of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills suggests that November’s spending review will be accompanied by a radical overhaul of the research funding system, Professor James Wilsdon, Chair of the Campaign for Social Read more …


Campaign welcomes new Shadow Science and Universities Ministers

The Campaign for Social Science welcomes the opportunity of dialogue with Labour’s new shadow science and universities team – and to remind them of the centrality of social science in any credible strategy for innovation and growth. For Labour, Yvonne Read more …

Members of its working group talk about the Business of People report