The latest news from the British Academy.
The COVID-19 crisis highlights the need for anglophone nations to step up language learning, the British Academy warns today in an unprecedented joint statement with organisations from the USA, Canada and Australia
The British Academy today announces funding for 49 interdisciplinary research projects designed to explore challenges faced in the Global South.
The British Academy's response to the spending review
The British Academy and Students Organising for Sustainability UK (SOS-UK) today launch the collaborative ‘SHAPE Impact Projects’
The British Academy and the Royal Society examine the behavioural aspects of COVID-19 vaccine deployment.
Building bespoke measures into the COVID-19 strategy is essential if the nation is to protect the most vulnerable, says a new briefing published by the British Academy
The British Academy launches a programme of activity exploring the human and social dimensions to the climate crisis ahead of COP26.
The British Academy today welcomes the final report from the Independent Commission on the College of the Future
‘Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands’ by Hazel V. Carby is named as the winner of the eighth Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, the British Academy’s non-fiction book prize.
A new survey carried out by YouGov for the British Academy’s Future of the Corporation programme reveals many business leaders support steps to promote purpose in business.
The British Academy today announces nearly £4 million in funding is being made available for an initiative designed to strengthen knowledge systems for education research in conflict and crisis
Leading scholars in the humanities and social sciences were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for their contribution to scholarship and national life.
This autumn the British Academy will hold five virtual events as part of the 2020 programme for Being Human, the UK’s national festival of the humanities
The British Academy today publishes a paper offering insights from the social sciences and humanities about how to shape a positive, post-pandemic future for people, economies and environments following the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.