James Wilsdon

CFHSS advocacy panel

Three Countries, Three Methods to Preserve Social Science

A recent panel drew social science advocates from three countries – Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States – to the same stage to discuss preserving the disciplines’ sometimes tenuous hold on support from policymakers

8 years ago
Business of People report cover

Campaign Does Have a Public View of Public’s Science

A critique of the recent pre-general election ‘Business of People’ report has lead the chair of the organization behind the report, Britain’s Campaign for Social Science, to respond to arguments that social scientists should not be asking for increases in government spending on science and research.

8 years ago

UK Social Science Readies its Case Before 2015 Elections

A major new effort to present social science’s best evidence-based case for value and impact to British policymakers has been unveiled. In an interview with Social Science Space, the project’s chair discusses how backers hope it influences the public conversation before next year’s general election.

9 years ago