Professor Albert Weale FBA, Chairman of the British Academy’s Peer Review Working Group, reports on the main findings and recommendations of the Review.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 10, 2007.
A British Academy report launched on 5 September 2007. This review - overseen by an Academy Working Group chaired by Professor Albert Weale FBA - addresses issues relating to the current practice of peer review both for the purpose of awarding research grants and for publication in journals.
Dr Grace Brockington describes the educational, aesthetic and political ideals underpinning Walter Crane’s art, and illustrates his views on the importance of the visual in our first encounter with written language.
One of the British Academy’s primary concerns is to communicate the value and significance of work done by scholars in the humanities and social sciences. This latest issue of the ‘British Academy Review’ is an important contribution, highlighting a range of research undertaken under the auspices of the Academy. The humanities and social sciences have much to contribute to the life of the nation. This edition of the ‘Review’ seeks to share with readers something of the variety and interest of recent work.