Month: July 2018

Arthur 'Skip' Lupia

Skip Lupia to Head NSF’s Social Science Directorate

Noted science communicator and political scientist Arthur ‘Skip’ Lupia will take the reins of the National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences starting in September.

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Evidence-Based Policy: Do Knowledge Brokers Help?

We need to bridge the gap between academic research and public policy. Sarah Quarmby takes a look inside a knowledge brokering organization, the Wales Centre for Public Policy, to see how its day-to-day workings tally with the body of knowledge about evidence use in policymaking.

2 years ago
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More Than A March: Evidence Supporters Gather in Chicago

March for Science wants to continue the momentum from their global marches with the first ever March for Science three-day summit aimed at teaching community organizing and communication skills, and advocacy. The event, called the S|IGNS SUMMIT, will be held starting on July 6 in Chicago.

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Social Science Research Council

SSRC Adds Richeson, Nobles to Board

The Social Science Research Council has added Melissa Nobles and Jennifer Richeson to its board of directors. Nobles is the Kenan […]

2 years ago
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Richard Wilkinson

Richard Wilkinson on How Inequality is Bad

In this Social Science Bites podcast, social epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson lays out the case that inequality should be fought specifically because it fosters a litany of ill effects.

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