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By Howard J. Silver | Published: July 6, 2015
Howard Silver examines the process in which federal research funding is arrived at -- and points out how the process is, or isn't, working in...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: June 17, 2015
A recent panel drew social science advocates from three countries – Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States – to the same stage to...
By Social Science Space | Published: June 11, 2015
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has pushed a bill that deprecates federal research spending for social science to the Senate as a whole.
By Social Science Space | Published: June 2, 2015
Were a psychologist to win federal funding for an experiment that involved offering 3-year-olds marshmallows, it’s likely that grant would eventually be cited on the...
By Social Science Space | Published: May 20, 2015
Republican-penned legislation that among other things cuts in half National Science Foundation funding for social science research passed the House of Representatives today.
By Social Science Space | Published: May 14, 2015
The National science Foundation sees a number of contradictions in the funding reauthorization bill known as America COMPETES that it reckons would reduce the nation's...
By Howard J. Silver | Published: April 27, 2015
The latest re-authorization of the America COMPETES bill that dramatically reduces funding for social science (and geoscience) may very well pass Congress. Will the president...
By Consortium of Social Science Associations | Published: April 23, 2015
A bill which essentially halves National Science Foundation spending on the social sciences passed its first legislative test Wednesday on a party-line vote.
By Consortium of Social Science Associations | Published: April 17, 2015
Ed. – The Consortium of Social Science Associations released the following statement in response to the draft House Resolution 1806, the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act...