The Congo’s devastating Ebola outbreak demands that a critical component of that international response should be to rapidly identify and deploy national and international social scientists, with knowledge of the local context, who can work together to develop the protocols and tools needed to implement social science research so essential for outbreak control.
Calling all social scientists. How were you trained? How are you keeping up (or not) with new developments in this rapidly changing digital world? How are you training your students? This was the subject of an event sponsored by SAGE Ocean as part of the ESRC’s 2018 Festival of Social Science. Comment on the post
The American Academy of Political and Social Science announced today five eminent scholars who will join the academy as fellows in 2019: Raj Chetty, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Paul Krugman, Nicholas Lemann, Alondra Nelson will officially join the academy on the evening of October 3, 2019, in a ceremony in Washington, DC.
This is an edited version of a speech given by Glyn Davis, distinguished professor of political science at the Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University, at a summit to explore issues of academic freedom and autonomy hosted by the Australian National University.
Figuring out how public health professionals can most effectively combat misinformation about the flu vaccine is a critically important question for public health research. Looking at the latest research, what is the best way to communicate this importance.
In a world of alternative facts we should be able to turn to scientific research for reliably trust-worthy perspectives, yet even peer- reviewed journal articles can contain incorrect or misleading findings. New journal article is now up for open Access, which puts up some recommendations.