The latest news from the British Academy.
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.
The British Academy today awards 56 Special Research Grants to a range of humanities and social sciences research projects tackling critical questions raised by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The British Academy and Wellcome today announce a major initiative to support and advance humanities and social sciences research exploring human and animal health and wellbeing.
The British Academy, the British Council, Universities UK and the Association of School and College Leaders are putting forward a strategy to the government to boost language learning, which will be essential to the economic and social strength of the UK as it emerges from COVID-19.
The British Academy today responds to the Government’s R&D roadmap, welcoming its commitment to ambitious research and innovation objectives.
The British Academy today publishes a statement on the future of European research collaboration, outlining its implications for research in the humanities and social sciences.
“The SHAPE subjects (Social sciences, Humanities and the Arts), as part of the full disciplinary mix, contribute considerably to our understanding of the society we live in and the challenges we face – not least those relating to the current pandemic."
The British Academy is hosting policy discussions with leading scholars, drawing on the humanities and social sciences to shape the post-pandemic future.
"The British Council’s Language Trends report gives an invaluable snapshot of the state of language-learning in primary and secondary schools in England, and makes sobering reading at all levels."