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.


Behavioural sciences needed to address gaps in health and social care, says Chief Medical Officer

Professor Dame Sally Davies highlights the importance of behavioural sciences in addressing gaps in health research and social care.Read more …

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Academy publishes Annual Report

The Academy of Social Sciences has published its first ever Annual Report, covering the period from 2014 to September 2015. Read more …


Academy conference reflects on REF 2014 and looks ahead to the future

The Academy hosted an expert conference, ‘Impact and Implications: The Future of Research Excellence and the Social Sciences’, reflecting on REF 2014 and its significance for the future of social science and UK research more broadly. Read more …

Island divide over rat extermination shows 'conservation as much #socialscience as ecological science' @guardian

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