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SAGE Policy Forum - Punching Our Weight? The Wilson Report, One Year On

19 November 2009 The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1

Four sessions around the theme of evidence-based policy and the use of science and research by government.

Chair: Baroness Onora O’Neill CBE FBA (University of Cambridge)

Four sessions around the theme of evidence-based policy and the use of science and research by government.

• What has happened since September 2008? • What has been the impact of the Credit Crunch on social research? • What are the continuing and new challenges we face?

Speakers:

Sir Alan Wilson FBA FRS (University College London; author of the British Academy's report Punching our weight: the humanities and social sciences in public policy making, September 2008)

Respondent: Professor Paul Wiles (Government Chief Social Scientist)