• Transforming Society Through Social Science Innovation

    Aspect is a growing network of organisations working together to support innovation, entrepreneurship and research commercialisation in social sciences

  • Aspect Learning Report 2020: Now available

    An annual summary of insights and learnings from across the Aspect network

  • Annual Event 2020: Session recordings & resources

    Explore resources from our annual event webinar series on the theme of building prosperity & wellbeing through social science innovation

  • Webinar: Measuring the success of social science commercialisation

    Join us to make an active contribution to the debate taking place around how the value and success of social science commercialisation should be measured.


    Supported by Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund, Aspect is a £5 Million UK project providing specialist support for organisations looking to make the most of commercial and business opportunities from social sciences research.

    Aspect members sit at the epicentre of discovery, imagination and progress in the social sciences. We draw together pioneering academics with innovative industry leaders to tackle the most complex societal challenges of our time.

    Raising the profile of social sciences research commercialisation

    Building engagement between academics, business and industry

    Inspiring and encouraging social sciences research commercialisation

    Developing and exchanging knowledge and good practice

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