Molly Gahagen

Molly Gahagen is a third-year student at Johns Hopkins University studying political science and international studies. She is currently the social science communications intern at SAGE Publishing.

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Deadline Nears for NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in SBE

The National Science Foundation has announced the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. This initiative seeks to encourage early career independence by supporting individuals’ research or training goals. Proposals must address scientific questions within the SBE’s scope, either in fundamental research in the SBE sciences or broadening participation in the SBE sciences.

4 weeks ago
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British Academy’s Net Zero Policy Programme Calls for Research Proposals

The British Academy has announced the Net Zero Policy Programme is calling for research proposals from UK-based universities or research institutes with a submission deadline of February 8, 2023. There will is a single award available of £150,000, and the duration of the award is 15 months with a start date in March 2023.

1 month ago

Event: 2022 NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival

The 2022 NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival will take place on Dec. 8-9, 2022, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST each day. Held by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) and the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee (BSSR-CC), the Festival seeks to inform the community about the latest BSSR funded by the NIH and its impact.

2 months ago
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NSF Announces Analytics for Equity Initiative

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced the Analytics for Equity Initiative for social, economic and behavioral sciences research which examines equity-related topics for public benefit via federal data and scientific advances.

2 months ago
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Event: NSF Hosts SBE Advisory Committee Meeting

The Advisory Committee for the National Science Foundation’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Directorate is hosting its committee meeting on December 15 from 1-5 pm and December 16 from 12-4pm.

2 months ago
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Report Provides Recommendations for Data Instruction in the Social Sciences

In the Ithaka S+R report “Fostering Data Literacy: Teaching with Quantitative Data in the Social Sciences,” authored by Dylan Ruediger and Danielle Miriam Cooper, examined the use and teaching of data analysis in the social sciences. Ithaka S+R is the research arm of the ITHAKA not-for-profit which aims to help “the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways.

2 months ago

Watch the Video: 2022 Alan T. Waterman Award Distinguished Lecture

The 2022 Alan T. Waterman Award, the nation’s highest honor for early career scientists and engineers bestowed by the U.S. National Science Foundation., was awarded to Daniel Larremore of the University of Colorado. Larremore is is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and the BioFrontiers Institute.

2 months ago