Shape the Future
How the social sciences, humanities and the arts can SHAPE a positive, post-pandemic future for peoples, economies and environment
by Molly Morgan Jones, Dominic Abrams and Aditi Lahiri
This paper, published in the Journal of the British Academy, summarises the discussions held during 20 policy and research workshops, which considered topics under three broad themes relevant to the post-pandemic future: revitalising societal well-being, recreating an inclusive economy around purpose and revisiting the histories and cultures of science, policy …
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Publish with us – call for proposals now open
The British Academy has been publishing books for over 100 years. From early career scholars to established authors, our publishing programme showcases scholarship in the humanities and social sciences, enriching and shaping academic discourse. We are now accepting proposals for themed volumes in the ‘Proceedings of the British Academy’ series, and for monographs by Academy-support early career researchers.
Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research 2021
Closing date: 21 October 2020
This programme provides UK-based researchers at any career stage, and active in any discipline within the social sciences and the humanities, with an opportunity to develop and lead international interdisciplinary research projects in collaboration with colleagues from the natural, engineering and/or medical sciences.
Closing date: 29 October 2020
The APEX awards are designed to promote collaboration across academic disciplines through the support of world-leading interdisciplinary research projects.
BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants
Closing date: 11 November 2020
The BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. These awards, up to £10,000 in value and tenable for up to 24 months, are provided to cover the cost of the expenses arising from a defined research project.
Closing date: 11 November 2020
The intention of the Writing Workshops is to cultivate professional networks and mentorship and provide access for early career researchers in developing countries to the academic requirements of journals, including international journals, and to equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills to publish in these journals.
BA/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships
Closing date: 18 November 2020
The BA/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships are intended to enable established scholars, needing relief from teaching and administration, to have the time to bring to completion a significant piece of research, through sustained period of leave for one year.
The British Academy / Wolfson Fellowships
Closing date: 25 November 2020
These awards are designed to support early-career researchers who show exceptional talent in both research and public engagement, emphasising and demonstrating the importance of academic research and creative thought at a time of rapid political and societal change.
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