The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University has named 38 scholars, representing 20 U.S. institutions and 11 international institutions and programs, to its 2020-21 class of fellows.1 year ago
Month: April 2020
Drawing on evidence from qualitative datasets, comprising interviews with researchers and research impact evaluators, Jennifer Chubband Gemma Derrickargue that the language of research impact and assessment is frequently structured along gender lines.1 year ago
Academics are not immune to the follies that often accompany their first interfaces with using Zoom.
Here performative social scientist Kip Jones offers a light piece with a serious message that the typical managerial methods will one way or the other find their way into working virtually.
David Canter considers the social psychological processes that turn emergencies into disasters.1 year ago
This year, SAGE will analyze citation data for articles published in SAGE journals in 2009 to find out the most highly cited through the end of 2019. In May, we will present our inaugural 10-Year Impact Awards to the authors of the three papers with the most citations and share helpful insights we learned.1 year ago
To help in decisions surrounding the effects and aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the the journal ‘Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences’ offers this collection of articles as a free resource.1 year ago
“You don’t have to go back many months,” says Hetan Shah, the chief executive of the British Academy, in this Social Science Bites podcast, “for a period when politicians were relatively dismissive of experts – and then suddenly we’ve seen a shift now to where they’ve moved very close to scientists. And generally that’s a very good thing.”1 year ago
Scientists at the University of Amsterdam started two platforms. Data versus Corona and Strategies versus Corona, as part of a larger initiative to unite experts from different disciplines to join together in the fight against the coronavirus.1 year ago
Mark Easterby-Smith, a pioneer in the creation of research methodology for management studies and co-author of the foundational text of that field, died on April 15 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 72.1 year ago
Editor’s Note: This resource will evolve over time. If you’ve seen impact-related language on a grant application and would like […]1 year ago
Social science can help us in addressing racism, much of it unconscious, in our healthcare, employment, housing, banking, education, and criminal justice systems, which will be critical to meeting health and economic challenges going forward.1 year ago
Climate change is undermining human health globally in other profound ways. It’s a risk multiplier, exacerbating our vulnerability to a range of health threats.1 year ago