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


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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Sharing knowledge across five core practice areas

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