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The British Academy

Bio For the humanities and social sciences. We inspire, recognise and support excellence in research.
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AgoraPulse Manager : "We may tire of looking at a screen, but our eye muscles are active all day long, scanning the world for information about three to four times a second." – Dr David Souto thebritishacademy.ac.uk/blog/summer-sh…

AgoraPulse Manager : “The perception of smell consists not only of the sensation of the odours themselves, but of the experiences and emotions associated with them.”
Dr Emma Bond and Dr Mona discuss how their research brings Greenock, Scotland’s history back to life: thebritishacademy.ac.uk/blog/summer-sh…

AgoraPulse Manager : "There has been a number of research studies looking at why teachers decide to leave... However, little is known about why teachers stay, particularly in challenging schools."

– Dr Linet Arthur of School of Education researches teacher retention in schools: thebritishacademy.ac.uk/blog/summer-sh…

AgoraPulse Manager : In November 1979, Margaret Thatcher exposed the British art historian Sir Anthony Blunt as a Soviet spy. Professor Sir David Cannadine PBA reassesses Blunt’s career before his exposure as well as the fallout afterwards, on BBC Radio 4: bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00…

AgoraPulse Manager : “We should measure the performance of a company against its purpose... Purpose helps make companies more resilient and reduces risk for investors.” – Professor Colin Mayer FBA #FutureoftheCorporation top1000funds.com/2020/07/purpos…

Twitter Web App : I thoroughly enjoyed this interesting talk by Simon Schama and recommend others seek it out. What an intelligent and refreshing viewpoint about the current statue debate too. #learnfromhistory twitter.com/BritishAcademy…

AgoraPulse Manager : Join us on Wednesday 8 July at 1pm for our next 10-Minute Talk. Professor Fiona Stafford FBA discusses a diary kept by a woman in 1941, whose new normal involved rationing, restrictions, isolation and air raids. thebritishacademy.ac.uk/events/british…

Twitter Web App : Congratulations to former Postdoctoral Fellow Nicholas Shea for winning #LSE's Lakatos Award 2020 for his book 'Representation in Cognitive Science': twitter.com/LSEPhilosophy/…

AgoraPulse Manager : "Orientation of the individual in relation to past, present & future may be developed & maintained during periods of distraction."

– Professor Raphael Lyne (Raphael Lyne) on productive mind-wandering in Shakespeare's characters & audiences: thebritishacademy.ac.uk/publishing/jou…

AgoraPulse Manager : "As the critic Roger Fry put it in his Last Lectures (1939): “in contemplating a work of art, we are continually asking why and... we are continually getting answers".

– Professor Lisa Tickner FBA explains #arthistory: thebritishacademy.ac.uk/blog/what-is-a…

AgoraPulse Manager : "We have been working with local residents, volunteers and school children to see if using local memories of taste and smell can bring Greenock’s sugar history back to life."
– Dr Emma Bond and Dr Mona thebritishacademy.ac.uk/blog/summer-sh…

AgoraPulse Manager : "Some of the most sought after job skills by employers were creativity, persuasion and collaboration - all skills associated with #SHAPE subjects"
- Josie Cox explores the role #SHAPE disciplines play outside of academia in Forbes forbes.com/sites/josiecox…

AgoraPulse Manager : This Friday, join Professor Simon Schama FBA live at 4pm on our YouTube channel as he recounts the remarkable stories of artists whose works altered the course of art forever, from Goya and ‘The Disasters of War’ to Picasso’s ‘Guernica’: thebritishacademy.ac.uk/events/artists…