Academy of Social Sciences
Composed of individual academicians and learned societies focusing on social sciences in the UK. Contains event listings and publication details.
The UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Includes information about its programmes and funding schemes, structure, news and events, and international links.
British Social Attitudes
The primary social research survey in Britain. Contains the text of the current report, plus information on previous surveys.
Centre for Death & Society
Internationally recognised research centre focusing on the interdisciplinary social aspects of death, dying and bereavement.
Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC)
Works with organisations to open up their data to our trusted researchers so we can provide solutions that drive economic growth and improve our society.
Cultures of Consumption
A 5 year, £5 million research programme that studied consumption in a global context. It ran from 2002 to 2007.
Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS)
A national data service providing an extensive range of key economic and social data, quantitative and qualitative, covering many disciplines and themes. Includes resources, a profile, and a guide to searching and browsing their data collections.
Social anthropologist with a research interest in religious experience, spirit mediumship, embodiment and the self, emotion and senses, spirituality and health.
Manchester eResearch Centre
The e-social science research programme at the University of Manchester; describes their projects and outputs, with events, news, and contacts.
Modern Humanities Research Association
Promotes advanced study and research in the field of the modern humanities, particularly cross-disciplinary projects. With details of membership, research funding, news and open letters, publications, and contacts.
Charity focusing on a sustainable population for the UK. Includes news of current campaigns and issues, plus a history of the organisation.
Researcher Development Initiative
Supports the training and development of researchers in the social sciences at all career stages. Details current and ongoing projects, plus news.
Social Science for Schools
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) maintains a substantial online library of resources and materials for use in schools.
Social Science Information Gateway
Provides a trusted source of selected, high quality Internet information for researchers and practitioners in the social sciences, business and law.
UKSS - UK Systems Society
Supports and promotes systems thinking; includes details of membership, conferences, and publications, with links and contacts.
The Well-Being Institute
University of Cambridge initiative, dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of well-being and applying this new knowledge to helping people and institutions develop their full potential.