Oxford Brookes University Pro Vice-Chancellor conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Thursday, 30 September 2021

Professor Tim Vorley

Professor Tim Vorley, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Oxford Brookes Business School, has been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

This is recognised as the highest accolade in the social sciences field, awarded to leading professional social scientists from academia, private and public sectors, to recognise the impact and excellence of their work.

Professor Vorley was nominated as Fellow for championing the social sciences through his research, engagement and impact activities, and the promotion of social sciences among policy makers and business forums. He said: “I am honoured to have been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. I am passionate about the power of social science, and the value of social science to understanding and enhancing policy and practice.”

Promoting social science for public benefit

Will Hutton, President of the Academy, said: “As the Academy extends its outward-facing focus, engagement with all sectors of the social science community is vitally important and I very much hope to draw on the deep knowledge and expertise of our new Fellows.”

The Academy of Social Sciences is the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences - made up of over 1500 Fellows. Its mission is to promote social science for public benefit. New Fellows are recognised, after an independent peer review process, for the excellence and impact of their work and their wider contributions to the social sciences.