Author: Social Science Space

Watch the Video – Re-thinking the Therapeutic: Affect, Alienation, and Politics in Therapeutic Culture
Event
November 14, 2022

Watch the Video – Re-thinking the Therapeutic: Affect, Alienation, and Politics in Therapeutic Culture

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Latest MacArthur Cohort Includes Four Working in Social Sciences
Recognition
October 14, 2022

Latest MacArthur Cohort Includes Four Working in Social Sciences

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AAPSS Seeks Nominations for 2023 Moynihan Prize
Recognition
September 8, 2022

AAPSS Seeks Nominations for 2023 Moynihan Prize

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Shirley Malcom To Discuss DBASSE at Henry and Bryna David Lecture
Event
September 7, 2022

Shirley Malcom To Discuss DBASSE at Henry and Bryna David Lecture

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Social Scientists Should Take a Gander at Golden Goose Award

Social Scientists Should Take a Gander at Golden Goose Award

The annual award ceremony for the Golden Goose Award will take place on September 14, 2022, starting at 6:30 p.m. ET. While […]

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Mercury Project Names First Cohort to Fight Health Misinformation and Increase Vaccine Uptake

Mercury Project Names First Cohort to Fight Health Misinformation and Increase Vaccine Uptake

Through the SSRC’s Mercury Project, a first cohort of 12 teams from 17 countries is tasked with researching locally tailored solutions on how bad health information spreads, how to combat it, how to build stronger information systems, and how to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates.

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Ukraine-Focused Researchers at Risk Fellowships Program Receives Additional Funding

Ukraine-Focused Researchers at Risk Fellowships Program Receives Additional Funding

More money to help Ukrainian academics is being allocated to the Researchers at Risk Fellowship scheme in the United Kingdom.

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Engineer and CASBS Alumnus Arati Prabhakar Tabbed to Head U.S. Science Policy Office

Engineer and CASBS Alumnus Arati Prabhakar Tabbed to Head U.S. Science Policy Office

Engineer and applied physicist Arati Prabhakar – who previously headed the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and National Institute of Standards and Technology — has been nominated to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy

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Craig-Henderson Made Permanent Head of NSF’s Social and Behavioral Science Directorate

Craig-Henderson Made Permanent Head of NSF’s Social and Behavioral Science Directorate

Psychologist Kellina Craig-Henderson, who has been serving as the acting head of the National Science Foundation’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate, has been appointed as the permanent boss.

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Open Letter: Action Steps for Rebuilding Ukraine’s Science, Research, and Innovation

Open Letter: Action Steps for Rebuilding Ukraine’s Science, Research, and Innovation

The national science academies of the United States, the all-European academy and those of four separate European countries released, with the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, a short statement on rebuilding “a modern and globally integrated science and research system” in Ukraine.

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Groundbreaking Archeologist Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Wins Asturias Social Science Prize

Groundbreaking Archeologist Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Wins Asturias Social Science Prize

Citing his “extraordinary intellectual rigor in reconstructing the civilizations of Mexico and Mesoamerica,” the 2022 Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences has gone to Mexican archeologist and anthropologist Eduardo Matos Moctezuma.

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White House Stands up ARPA-H, Names Anthropologist Adam Russell to Lead Launch

White House Stands up ARPA-H, Names Anthropologist Adam Russell to Lead Launch

The United States has formally established the Advanced Research Project Agency for Health, or ARPA-H, as an independent entity within the National Institutes of Health. Anthropologist Adam H. Russell will head the new agency as acting deputy director

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