British Academy (BA)
The British Academy is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. It mobilises these disciplines to understand the world and shape a brighter future.
From artificial intelligence to climate change, from building prosperity to improving well-being – today’s complex challenges can only be resolved by deepening insight into people, cultures and societies. The British Academy invests in researchers and projects across the UK and overseas, engage the public with fresh thinking and debates, and bring together scholars, government, business and civil society to influence policy for the benefit of everyone.
The British Academy distributes funding to support UK and international academic research, career development and wider engagement across the the humanities and social sciences.
The British Academy promotes ideas and achievements in the humanities and social sciences through events, talks, videos, podcasts and its annual Summer Showcase.
The British Academy provides knowledge, expert insight and space to explore the context, meaning and practicalities of the challenges facing society today.
No, this infrastructure does not provide funding.
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