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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 Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: July 9, 2014
The Population Association of America has joined the family of Social Science Space partners this summer, and to mark that we spoke with the president...
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...
By Paul M. W. Hackett | Published: January 6, 2014
There they sit, giving the ‘thumbs-up’ to our lives, affirming that all is okay in our world. The ubiquitous “like” button, the “like” option or...
By David Canter | Published: December 16, 2013
David Canter considers the growing pressure on Social Scientists to ensure their work has an impact.