The latest news from the British Academy.
UK-based award holders in the humanities and social sciences won more Starting Grants for early-career researchers than any other country in Europe.
The British Academy’s international non-fiction book prize announes a global shortlist of five writers exploring the legacies of Empire around the world, including the plight and resistance of indigenous peoples, and the new understanding of human culture pioneered by the groundbreaking anthropologists of the early 20th century.
Eight researchers and their collaborators are today awarded funding by learned societies including the British Academy to pursue collaborative research partnerships drawing on sciences, engineering and the humanities and social sciences.
The British Academy today announces 36 new Postdoctoral Fellowships to outstanding early-career researchers in the United Kingdom, supporting new research in the humanities and social sciences.
Governments should consider innovative measures to safeguard democratic elections from the risks associated with COVID-19, says a new briefing published by the British Academy which explores how elections can be held safely and freely under pandemic conditions
Two Fellows of the British Academy contribute to a report for DELVE on how economic analysis can be used in the fight against the COVID-19 crisis.
With the release today of this year’s A level results, the British Academy warns that the continuing decline in the number of students in England taking ‘other languages’ poses significant risk to the UK’s linguistic capacity – a key component in trade, soft power and social cohesion
The British Academy today publishes its response to the Government’s Research & Development (R&D) Roadmap, welcoming its commitment to a host of ambitious research and innovation objectives.
The British Academy awards prizes and medals to distinguished academics in the humanities and social sciences.
UK students gain clear benefits from studying in other European countries, the British Academy says today as it publishes Association to Erasmus: Challenges and Opportunities
The British Academy today welcomes 86 new Fellows to its world-leading Fellowship, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to subjects within the humanities and social sciences.
The British Academy today announces that Professor Julia Black CBE FBA will be its 31st President, succeeding the historian Professor Sir David Cannadine
Nine new humanities and social sciences research projects have been established by the British Academy to strengthen ties between researchers based in the UK and Brazil.
Faith and non-religious belief groups’ positive contribution to social cohesion deserves greater recognition and should have more influence on cohesion policy in the United Kingdom, finds a new report commissioned by the British Academy and the Faith and Belief Forum.
The British Academy outlines lessons for recovery for public policymakers designing and implementing COVID-19 response and recovery strategies worldwide, drawing on studies of previous disaster scenarios.
The British Academy today announces the appointment of ten new Global Professors.