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By Will Davies | Published: October 14, 2014
Will Davies responds to the calls for a social science shake-up by questioning the status of the social sciences in 2014 as something other than...
By Sierra Williams | Published: October 13, 2014
With one foot firmly planted in natural science and one in social science, Yale's Nicholas A. Christakis looks at the landscape of the latter and wonders...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: October 7, 2014
A just-published lecture on international relations as a social science suggests that no discipline is an island.
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: September 22, 2014
Social Science Space talks to Margaret Levi about her goals for re-imagining the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.
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.