Dr Molly Morgan Jones

Director of Policy at British Academy

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Director of Policy at The British Academy
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Dr Molly Morgan Jones is the Director of Policy at The British Academy. Molly oversees all the Academy’s policy work, on topics ranging from the future of the corporation to dilemmas of democracy, understanding cohesive societies, and overseeing our policy activities which provide leadership and support for our disciplines in a changing and dynamic research and higher education ecosystem.

Prior to joining the Academy, Molly was an Associate Director and then Senior Research Leader with RAND Europe where she specialised in national and international research and innovation policy. Molly has also worked for the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). She has a DPhil in Science and Technology Policy from the University of Sussex and a BA in Biology from Northwestern University.

  • 6 June 2023, 10am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2023

    CSaP's 2023 Annual Conference will take place 6 June 2023.

  • 7 July 2022, 5:30pm

    The Inaugural Reynolds Lecture - 7 July 2022

    This inaugural Reynolds Lecture will be delivered by Dr Robert Macfarlane and will explore the landscapes, lawscapes, complexities, histories and futures of this new-old idea that the natural world is far more alive than we allow.

  • In news articles

    Social Infrastructure and Levelling Up Our Communities

    Expenditure on social infrastructure may not provide the capital or jobs that show 'value for money' directly, but may head off social problems and economic costs in the future. Can and should we trust local areas to drive their own policy decisions? Or should we have a more 'joined up' national agenda?