British Academy

The British Academy is the UK’s national body which champions and supports the humanities and social sciences. It is an independent, self-governing fellowship of scholars, elected for their distinction in research and publication. Our purpose is to inspire, recognise and support excellence in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value.

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British Academy Elects Largest Number of Fellows in Its History

A record 76 academics — four of them alumni of the Social Science Bites podcast series here at Social Science Space — have been elected as fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their achievements in the humanities and social sciences.

2 years ago
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Debating Open Access

The furious controversies of last year following the announcement of the new Research Councils UK policies on open access may have quietened down, but there remain many practical problems.

7 years ago
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