Study Group congratulates partner universities on the announcement of 2023 British Academy Fellows
Congratulations to scholars at our university partners of Durham, Leeds, Surrey, Sussex, Cardiff and Royal Holloway University of London who have been announced today as Fellows of the British Academy, the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences.
The 2023 New Fellows are recognised as having attained particular distinction in their fields, and include:
Professor Louise Amoore FBA, Professor of Political Geography at the Durham University with expertise in the politics and ethics of machine learning and AI.
Professor Helen Beebee FBA of the University of Leeds for her work on the metaphysics of science, in particular causation, laws of nature and natural kinds.
Professor Annabelle Gawer FBA of the University of Surrey for her work on the digital economy, economic and technological drivers; Managerial, organisational, and societal impact.
Professor Tina K. Ramnarine FBA of Royal Holloway University of London for her work on the anthropology of music; global and interdisciplinary perspectives on musical performance; music in colonial histories and postcolonial creativities; and arts responses to contemporary global challenges.
Professor Susie Scott FBA at the University of Sussex for her work on self-identity, emotions, mental health and everyday life, including the sociology of shyness.
Another 2023 Fellow Professor Nicholas Pidgeon, Professor of Environmental Psychology at Cardiff University, commented:
“I am both honoured and delighted to be elected to the Academy. Our world now faces multiple environmental challenges, many of which are human in their origins. I look forward to contributing to the important work of the Academy in advancing our understanding how society can forge a more sustainable future for all.”
According to Dr Mark Cunnington, Study Group’s Managing Director of University Partnerships, UK & Ireland:
“Study Group is proud to work with leading universities in the UK, as well as Ireland, New Zealand and America, and that our students are able to progress to institutions which are home such outstanding and globally respected academics. As international communities of scholarship and learning, universities open students’ eyes to a vast range of knowledge and perspectives, and we want to congratulate both these individual academics and their home universities on these achievements.”
The new Fellows join a community of over 1,600 distinguished intellectuals, part of the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Current Fellows include the classicist Professor Dame Mary Beard, the historian Professor Rana Mitter and philosopher Professor Baroness Onora O’Neill.