In this response to HEFCE's consultation, the British Academy makes the case for sustaining the important capability of quantitative methods in the social sciences.
Climate change and public policy futures reviews current approaches to climate change and suggests that policy reversals and changes will be necessary to pursue 'green growth'.
It is published as part of the New paradigms in public policy project.
Author: Ian Gough
Chair: Peter Taylor-Gooby FBA
Working group for New paradigms in public policy:
Andrew Gamble FBA
Pat Thane FBA
Published 26 July 2011 ISBN 978-0-85672-593-7
In this British Academy Position Statement, launched on 9 February 2011, the Academy argues that languages matter at all levels – from primary to post-doctoral – in research, business and society.
The British Academy commissioned the National Union of Students to research and produce a reort on student attitudes to debt and its impact on postgraduate participation. An online survey of 4,211 undergraduate students were undertaken.