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.

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Enough of experts? Data, democracy and the future of expertise

Beth Simone Noveck, Director of The Governance Lab, will deliver this year’s Campaign/SAGE Annual Lecture on Tuesday, 22 November. Read more …

David Sweeney

Social scientists address challenges and opportunities in interdisciplinary research

The Academy and Campaign held an all-day conference addressing some of the individual and institutional challenges to interdisciplinary collaboration, such as funding, university structures, and career objectives on Tuesday, October 11. Read more …

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Scientists are giving advice, but are governments listening?

In an article originally appearing in the Guardian, Sir Peter Gluckman and James Wilsdon argue the need for evidence to influence policy in addressing many of the pressing social, economic and environmental challenges on the world stage. Read the full article below. Read more …

Tue 08

Achieving Sustainable Flood-Risk Management in the UK

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Wed 09

Scotland 2016: A Nation in Numbers

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
United Kingdom
Thu 10

Campaign in Scotland: Presidential Question Time

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Aberdeen United Kingdom

Hinkley C shows how #socialscience opens up policy debates & surfaces hidden assumptions @guardian @SPRU

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The importance of social science in dementia care