The British Academy’s Director of External Relations, Tim Brassell, reports how the Academy has been corralling evidence of the public value of the humanities and social sciences.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 16 (October 2010).
British Academy panel discussion, held on 20 September 2010. Panel discussion on The panellists will seek to appraise how different kinds of “public value” can be measured and what is at stake if there are major cuts to public investment in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
‘Setting priorities for research, practice and policy.’ One of the British Academy’s UK-Africa Academic Partnerships has been offering a fresh approach to tackling chronic disease in Africa. Dr Ama de-Graft Aikins reveals the key insights of a report published in November 2010.
In August 2010, to raise money for the British Academy, its President, Sir Adam Roberts,
undertook a cycle ride from Land’s End to John o’Groats (LE JoG) – aiming to complete the journey on his 70th birthday. His companion along the way was his daughter Hannah. Here are edited extracts from the daily blog that Sir Adam posted on the British Academy website to chart their progress.