Jonathan Portes is a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at King’s College London Jonathan is also a Senior Fellow of the Economic and Social Research Council’s “UK in a Changing Europe” initiative, based at King’s, which promotes high quality research into the complex and changing relationship between the UK and the European Union and… Read more »
Bobby Duffy is the Managing Director of Public Affairs in the UK and Global Director of the Ipsos Social Research Institute. He has previously been seconded to the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, conducting analyses on life satisfaction and trust in other people, and is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Policy Institute, King’s College… Read more »
Director – Scottish Policy Innovation and Research Exchange (SPIRE) Full time, but part time can also be considered Salary: £48,000pa Location: Edinburgh The Scottish Policy Innovation and Research Exchange (SPIRE) is a new initiative of the Campaign for Social Science in Scotland, part of the Academy of Social Sciences. The Campaign was established in 2011… Read more »
The third Strategic Leadership Forum (SLF) was held at The University of Liverpool London offices on 20 June 2018. The SLF brought together members of our Supporters’ Scheme, including University of Essex, King’s College London, University of Manchester and University of Southampton. The topic of the third SLF was “Leadership Challenges and Opportunities in Social… Read more »
Dr. Patrick Diamond is a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at Queen Mary, University of London. He was also a Senior Adviser in Number 10 and the Cabinet Office for over 10 years. Patrick Diamond has authored a number of books and reports on social and public policy, and is a former Councillor in… Read more »
The Campaign for Social Science has today announced the appointment of four new Board members, drawing on extensive research, public policy and practitioner social science expertise. The new members are: Professor Jonathan Portes, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at King’s College, London; Ms Rachel Neaman, CEO of the Corsham Institute; Mr Bobby Duffy, Global… Read more »
The first meeting of the Campaign’s newly convened Strategic Leadership Forum was held on 10 October.
The Academy of Social Sciences congratulates Professor Jennifer Rubin on her appointment as Executive Chair of the Economic and Social Research Council.
The Campaign welcomes HEFCE’s publication of the initial guidelines for REF2021.
The Campaign is once again teaming up with partners SAGE Publishing on its latest research project looking at pathways into different social science disciplines at university and employment prospects for social science graduates.
The Academy of Social Sciences has today welcomed Professor Sir Adrian Smith’s Review of Post 16 Mathematics which raises a number of important points related to the need for maths and data skills beyond those groups that go on to study maths and science at university. The report rightly determines that data and number skills… Read more »
The Academy and Campaign welcome the new chair of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee.
In light of the Queen’s Speech today, the Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science stress the importance of the UK higher education and research sector to the country, and the role that the social sciences will need to play in Brexit, the Industrial Strategy, policies in education and social care and… Read more »