We bring independence, authority and objectivity to complex issues to enlighten the context, meaning and practicalities of challenges in public policy and the sector.
The humanities and social sciences have a rich and unique contribution to make to the world we live in. The British Academy’s Fellowship represents breadth and excellence of expertise across these disciplines, and the Academy’s policy work is dedicated to applying that insight to policy issues for public benefit and societal wellbeing.
Bringing independence, authority and objectivity to complex issues, the Academy’s work enlightens the context, meaning and practicalities of policy challenges. Our work spans issues across public policy, skills, education and research. From reports to small meetings, the British Academy provides a forum for examining issues at the heart of society and the economy.
SHAPE Skills at Work
A collection of 12 case studies that bring to life the many ways in which SHAPE (Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts for People and the Economy) skills are utilised across the economy
Policy & Practice for Purposeful Business
The conclusion of the British Academy's Future of the Corporation programme sets out how to embed purpose in the heart of business through a set of proposals brought together for the first time