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.

NIH Request for Information Seeks Feedback on Social Sciences Research

The National Institutes of Health has released a Request for Information for feedback to guide the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) in setting their 2023 – 2028 Strategic Plan priorities and strategic objectives for behavioral and social science research

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Breakthrough Prize Foundation Announces Donation to International Group Seeking to Aid Ukrainian Researchers

The Breakthrough Prize Foundation announced a $3 million donation to a group of scientific organizations aiming to rebuild global scientific infrastructure in Ukraine on Oct. 24. The U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the Polish Academy of Sciences will lead the organizations, which will include groups from Ukraine, Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, France and Australia.

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CNSTAT Report Emphasizes the Need for a National Data Infrastructure

In the recent report, “Toward a 21st Century National Data Infrastructure: Mobilizing Information for the Common Good,” by the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the importance of national data infrastructure is emphasized.

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White House Memo Details Progress on SBS Development

In a memo released this month by the White House, updates on the National Science and Technology Council’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Subcommittee of the Committee on Science of the National Science and Technology Council were released, including a plan to advance evidence-based policymaking by next year.

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Event: Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of DBASSE’s Founding

The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its founding on October 13-14 with virtual discussions of the division’s past achievements and future missions.

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Report Proposes Post-Bacc Programs to Increase Diversity in Academia

In the report “Post-Baccalaureate Bridge Programs: An Underutilized Tool for Strengthening Faculty Diversity,” authored by Senior Advisor Eugene Tobin, Senior Researcher Daniel Rossman, Senior Analyst Christy McDaniel, Vice President of Educational Transformation Martin Kurzweil and Managing Director Catherine Bond Hill, the underrepresentation of diversity in academia and mechanisms to increase it are discussed.

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