Quantitative skills in the humanities and social sciences

In 2011 the British Academy launched a four-year programme to raise awareness of the value of quantitiative skills in the humanities and social sciences, and has recently established a High Level Strategy Group for Quantitative Skills to provide leadership.

Click here to read about the Academy’s activities and publications relating to this programme.

Their booklet Stand Out and Be Counted, A Guide to Maximising Your Prospects dispels myths surrounding quantitative skills, and highlights their potential to be versatile, insightful, creative and fun.  The guide contains personal stories from journalists, entrepreneurs, charity workers, lecturers, PhD candidates and civil servants, together with information on starting points and refresher courses, multimedia resources, data sources and national statistical literacy programmes.

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