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By Amber Griffiths | Published: August 28, 2014
The wicked problems of today's world cannot be solved by staying within the realms of a single subject.
By Social Science Space | Published: August 19, 2014
Parsing federal education statistics, it turns out that prospective social scientists are the most avid consumers of humanities courses as undergrads (not counting humanities majors...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: August 12, 2014
Very, very little science makes its way to the public eye, and an even smaller amount of that makes an impact. Entrepreneurial scientist Robert Seigel...
By Organizing Committee of the Future of the Statistical Sciences Workshop | Published: July 21, 2014
After Big Data, one of the most controversial topics in statistics workshop is the problem of reproducibility in scientific research.
By Organizing Committee of the Future of the Statistical Sciences Workshop | Published: July 18, 2014
In the first of a series of excerpts from a just released report summarizing 2013's International Year of Statistics' London conference, we look at one...
By David Glance | Published: June 9, 2014
The latest attempt to show a machine can pass itself off as human relied a little too heavily on letter of Turing's test and not...
By Alasdair Taylor | Published: June 9, 2014
A natural scientist reflects on a conference that focused on bringing natural and social scientists into a a shared, and continuing, conversation.
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: June 2, 2014
Beyond the funding fears experienced by the social science, the humanities have those kinds of worries and their cyclic existential crisis.
By Mike Goldsmith | Published: April 3, 2014
There is a great need to understand the role of urbanisation in society and respond effectively, particularly given global economic and social insecurity, argues Mike...
By David Canter | Published: March 7, 2014
With one eye on Ukraine, David Canter comments on the social psychology of protest in an Age of Social Protest.
By Erinma Ochu | Published: February 28, 2014
Citizen social science calls on experts and the public to re-evaluate their roles in addressing social problems. Erinma Ochu, a social neuroscientist, elucidates the opportunities...