ESS Director appointed Academy of Social Sciences Fellow

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City, University of London professor provided prestigious social sciences honour

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Professor Rory Fitzgerald, Director of the European Social Survey (ESS), based at Town, University of London, has been appointed as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

The Award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) was conferred on Professor Fitzgerald for his contribution to social science, generally as a result of his do the job with the ESS.

It marks a sizeable milestone for Professor Fitzgerald, the ESS and Metropolis, College of London.

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The Academy of Social Science – a representative entire body formed of lecturers, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences – has a mission to market social science in the United Kingdom for the community benefit, primarily through the Campaign for Social Science.

The Marketing campaign encourages social science analysis on coverage issues that affect all social science disciplines and Better Education and learning Institutes throughout the United Kingdom.

Campaign activities concentrate on evidence-based mostly plan briefings and experiences, functions and selling the social sciences in the media.

It aims to tell and affect community plan utilizing proof from the social sciences and to market the gains of expenditure in social science schooling, investigate and infrastructure.

In reaction to the news, Professor Fitzgerald reported:

“I am delighted to have come to be a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. As an educational survey practitioner, I hope the conferment highlights the close link in between educational study techniques and study apply in the discipline.”

“I am also delighted as it highlights the job of comparative surveys these as the European Social Survey and underlines their valuable job in the social sciences.”

The Academy incorporates around 1,400 individual Fellows, 46 Uncovered Societies and a amount of affiliates, alongside one another representing approximately 90,000 social researchers. 73 Fellows were appointed in this recent round.

Fellows are distinguished students and practitioners from academia as effectively as from in the general public and private sectors.

Professor Roger Goodman, President of the Academy of Social Sciences, mentioned: “We are really proud to welcome 73 new Fellows to the Academy who are so remarkably accomplished and driving social and financial transformation throughout societies.

“They have been chosen following a strong review by their peers and have been recognised for the excellence of their get the job done and its apps in academia, business and the public sector.

“The Academy is one of a kind in the United kingdom in conferring Fellowship to specialist social researchers from a huge array of work sectors and across all social science disciplines.

“This exceptional group of authorities has made use of the social sciences to produce community benefit in the realms of social, economic and environmental coverage, and in increased education and learning, regional growth, federal government and regulation.

“I offer our new Fellows a lot of congratulations and glance forward to collaborating with them.”

Other Academy Fellows at Town, College of London include: Professor Sylvia Walby OBE, Professor Inderjeet Parmar, Professor Anastasia Nesvetailova and Professor Andy Pratt.


Natasha M. McKnight

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