On 25 June 2015, the British Academy launched its
report ‘Count Us In: Quantitative skills for a new generation’
at the House of Lords.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 26 (Summer 2015).
‘Count Us In: Quantitative skills for a new generation’ calls for a cultural change across all phases of education and employment, together with a concerted, continuous national effort led by government. The findings and recommendations in ‘Count Us In’ are supported by evidence outlined in ‘State of the Nation’, a complementary report commissioned by the British Academy, from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
Dr Andrew Mumford is Associate Professor in Politics and
International Relations, at the University of Nottingham.
He was the convenor of a British Academy Conference
held in June 2015, which considered how new approaches
to the study of terrorism reveal the processes and outcomes
of terrorist ‘learning’.
Dr Jan Machielsen is currently Departmental Lecturer in Early Modern European History at New College, Oxford. He was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow from January 2012 to September 2013. His British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monograph – Martin Delrio: Demonology and Scholarship in the Counter-Reformation – was published in February 2015. In January 2016 he will be taking up a lectureship in early modern history at Cardiff University.