The latest news from the British Academy.
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."
The British Academy today announces funding for 12 new research projects, providing support for collaborative research in the humanities and social sciences, following a joint Knowledge Frontiers Forum with the Australian Academy of Humanities and Royal Society of New Zealand.
The British Academy today announces its free online festival programme to provide intellectual nourishment to the ‘confined but still curious’, drawing on research in the humanities and social sciences.