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By Paul Jensen and Elizabeth Webster | Published: July 22, 2014
Australia allocates around A$9 billion a year of taxpayers’ money for research, but how do we know if that money is being spent wisely?
By Michael A. White | Published: July 22, 2014
Trying to measure the benefits of scientific research using traditional business-oriented metrics may not be the best tool in our shed, argues Michael White.
By Michael Harris | Published: July 2, 2014
A little bit of poli sci learning might be a tonic in Washington. But as Michael Harris points out, some legislators like Dr. Tom Coburn...
By Social Science Space | Published: June 20, 2014
Senator Tom Coburn's long-standing effort to restrict political science funding has returned with a new amendment filed for the latest bill that funds the National...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: June 16, 2014
The front-line soldiers in the skirmishing over U.S. government funding of social science are durable stories told over and over.
By Christine Cameron | Published: June 5, 2014
On May 29, the National Science Foundation issued an Important Notice to Presidents of Universities and Colleges and Heads of Other National Science Foundation Awardee...
By Paula Skedsvold | Published: June 5, 2014
A blow-by-blow account of last weeks U.S. House of Representatives' tussling over social sciecne funding differed markedly from dainty action in the Senate this...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: May 29, 2014
Calling it only the “first step,” two prominent Republican congressmen called for freezing federal funding for social science research paid for by the National Science...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: May 28, 2014
bad news for NSF funded social science -- one bill wants to strip $50 million from the Social, Behavioral and Economic Science directorate, while a...