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Ahead of the Scottish Referendum on 18 September, the British Academy has published 'Treasury Control and Public Expenditure in Scotland 1885-1979'. Edited by Ian Levitt, the book explores Scottish claims for ...
15 Sep 2014
The Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy and the Royal Society have announced the launch of a new research funding scheme, the Newton Advanced Fellowships. The scheme will provide established international researchers with an opportunity to develop the research strengths and capabilities of their research ...
15 Sep 2014
Being Human is a nine-day festival highlighting the richness and vitality of humanities research to actively engage members of the public. With less than three months to go - the festival runs 15-23 November - the full Being Human programme has been ...
10 Sep 2014
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy have announced the results of a detailed survey which highlights the kind of issues faced by Arts and Humanities researchers in the period immediately following doctoral study. Many early career researchers are on fixed-term contracts and 92% of those ...
3 Sep 2014
The British Academy and the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) have announced a new partnership to deliver additional funding through the Academys Small Research Grants scheme for the support of scholars in Management and Business Studies. The five year partnership will provide £100,000 every year to match ...
1 Sep 2014
The British Academy has announced the second series of British Academy Debates, to be held in Autumn 2014 on immigration. These free public events will bring together leading academics from the humanities and social sciences to discuss the making of British identity, the politics of Britishness and immigration and the ...
14 Aug 2014
Throughout November the British Academy will be holding a series of events, including a concert, a poetry reading, a conference and an exhibition as part of the First World War Centenary Partnership.Led by the Imperial War Museum, the First World War Centenary Partnership is a global programme ...
4 Aug 2014
The British Academy has announced a panel discussion on themes explored in the British Academy Centenary Project, From Lucy to Language: The Archaeology of the Social Brain. This free, public event will take place at the British Academy on 19 November as part of the  ...
31 Jul 2014
The British Academy has appointed its 1000th Postdoctoral Fellow. Starting this Autumn, Dr Peter Kilroy will spend the next three years working at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies at King's College London researching the proliferation of documentary films by or about Australia's 'other' indigenous minority, Torres Strait Islanders, after ...
30 Jul 2014
A British Academy briefing on the disposal of radioactive waste has shed light on the reasons why the disposal of radioactive waste is proving to be so contentious, divided, and prolonged, and has made a series of recommendations on how the process might be improved. These recommendations ...
28 Jul 2014

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