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The British Academy has today opened submissions for its 2015 prizes and medals.Each year the British Academy awards a range of prizes and medals on the recommendation of specialist committees. Presentations are made at an awards ceremony each autumn. The following prizes and medals are now open for nominations: ...
1 Oct 2014
The 2014 Nayef Al-Rodan Prize for Transcultural Understanding is awarded to Professor Jonathan D. Jansen (University of the Free State) for 'Knowledge in the Blood: confronting race and the apartheid past'. This major £25,000 prize for work on transcultural understanding is administered by the British Academy, and named after International Relations ...
1 Oct 2014
To coincide with the European Day of Languages, the British Academy has today announced the winners of the 2014 Schools Language Awards. Schools and colleges - or institutions supporting them - were asked to submit proposals for increasing the numbers of students learning languages at higher levels. A full list ...
26 Sep 2014
The UK's four National Academies will jointly hold roundtable breakfast discussions discussing research and innovation in the UK at the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat party conferences this autumn. The events will look at the UK's proud track record of research excellence and how in addition to underpinning innovation that creates ...
22 Sep 2014
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

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