The Campaign has published its annual report for 2013, with details of all our activities during the year. In his report, our Chair, Professor James Wilsdon, says: “In the past twelve months, it has gone from strength to strength.”
The Campaign has issued our latest newsletter. This issue has details of a promise by the Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills, Liam Byrne MP, to “restore the dignity of social science” within government, made at our Board meeting.
The Campaign for Social Science is looking for people who can talk about how social science has helped them in their lives or careers. These interviews will be added to our website, as evidence of the positive influence social science has on our society.
The Campaign for Social Science is offering a new free service in which we will publicise public events with a social science theme on our website. Organisers can let us know about their events and we will put them on our events page.
The Campaign is publishing the latest in its booklet series, ‘Making the Case for the Social Sciences’ today, on the theme of mental wellbeing. The booklet will be launched by the Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham MP
The Campaign for Social Science is contacting social scientists in UK universities to ask them for support. The Campaign Chair, Professor James Wilsdon, says “the more that social scientists engage in our activities, the stronger our voice becomes.”
The Campaign has published it latest newsletter, with details of David Willetts’ recent speech at our annual lecture, and our report on social science graduate employment rates, as well as other information about our work.
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The Campaign has had a letter published in The Times debunking the myth of a job crisis among social science graduates.
The Campaign has launched an official Facebook page as part of its remit to make contact with as many social science supporters as possible.
The Campaign has launched a series of videos that show the importance of social science both for individual lives and for our society as a whole.
The Campaign for Social Science has appointed Professor James Wilsdon, an expert in science policy, to be its new Chair from 1 September 2013.
The Campaign has issued our latest newsletter. The Summer 2013 edition covers our Making the Case event, the start of our work with schools, and our latest supporters. The newsletters are published four times a year and have the latest news about our work
The Campaign is expanding its work by beginning promoting the social sciences to schools. A Campaign staff member will talk about career prospects for social science graduates to students from two leading north London schools on June 18.
The Campaign would like to speak to male social science graduates working in the Third Sector
The Health of People report was led by an interdisciplinary working group of experts: Susan Michie FAcSS(Chair), Professor of Health Psychology and Director of the Centre for Behaviour Change, University College London Gwyn Bevan, Professor of Policy Analysis and Director of the MSc in Public Management and Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science… Read more »
The Campaign has issued its latest newsletter. The spring 2013 edition covers issues including the latest roadshow, the latest Making the Case booklet, an introduction to our new staff member, our new communications strategy, changes to our Board, and our latest supporters.
The issue of the reinstatement of the post of Government Chief Social Scientist is much higher on the agenda of policy-makers now, the Campaign’s Director, Stephen Anderson, has said.
Social scientists have felt undervalued and unappreciated, but the campaign organised on their behalf was changing that, a roadshow at London Metropolitan University on 20 February heard.
The Campaign for Social Science aims to raise the profile of social science in the public, media and Parliament. On this site you can learn more about our aims.
The Campaign has issued its latest newsletter. The December 2012 edition has details of its latest Making the Case booklet, its work to help American academies set up a similar organisation in the US, and its latest supporters. The newsletter will be issued bi-monthly in 2013, with the next edition coming out in February.
The newly-created Campaign for Social Science has just reached its first fundraising milestone of £50,000. This is a significant step towards the Campaign’s target of raising £300,000 over the next five years. The Campaign, launched in January 2011 at the House of Lords, was established to address concerns about the lack of awareness amongst politicians and the… Read more »