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Wolfson Foundation Funds £10 Million HSS Initiative With British Academy

Making its largest-ever grant in the social sciences and humanities, the Wolfson Foundation awarded the British Academy £10 million to promote high quality research. Under the initiative, the British Academy will create a fellowship program to support early career researchers, develop an international community of scholars and create an intellectual hub at the academy’s London home on Carlton House Terrace.

1 year ago
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Please Take A More Open View Of Openness

Ben Johnson posits that frequently asked questions concerning open access implementation for particular disciplines arise from an incomplete conception of the nature of openness that neglects one vital component: connection.

6 years ago
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Using Quantitative Skills in Business

Quantitative Skills (QS) can make you highly employable across many industries. Find out from these two entrepreneurs how their QS helped them succeed in the private sector.

7 years ago
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Have the Social Sciences Failed Us?

On 16 April, Aditya Chakrabortty wrote an article for the Guardian’s Comment is Free, arguing that social scientists have failed to step up and offer alternatives in the wake of the economic crisis. Here, Andrew Gamble FBA responds.

8 years ago
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My Social Science Career: Special Edition with Milena Zic-Fuchs

An open letter was published online calling for social science and humanities research to be integrated into the new European Framework. Professor Milena Zic-Fuchs spoke to socialsciencespace about the reasons for the open letter and the reaction that it has received.

8 years ago
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