IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


IOE Pro-Director becomes Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

2 March 2022

Professor Lynn Ang, Pro-Director and Vice-Dean Research and Development at IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society, is one of 47 leading experts who have been made Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Lynn Ang

Professor Ang was conferred as a Fellow due to her outstanding contribution to the social sciences. She joins a community of Fellows comprising 1,400 leading social scientists from academia, the public, private and third sectors.

The Fellows were selected through an independent peer review recognising the excellence and impact of their work.

Professor Ang’s expertise is in early learning, early childhood education and international evidence-based research to support young children's care and education. She has led major research programmes, including the first international review of the evidence on early childhood development and peacebuilding policies across 14 countries funded by the UN and UNICEF.

Professor Ang’s recent projects include an evidence-based intervention programme of professional development to improve the outcomes for disadvantaged two-year-olds in Newham, UK and the UKRI-GCRF Research Hub Action Against Stunting. Professor Ang has worked on research grants funded by the Economic and Social Research Council; Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office; The World Bank Group and charity foundations with partners in the UK and internationally.

The Academy of Social Sciences is the national academy of academics, practitioners and learned societies in the social sciences.