Author: Social Science Space

Criminologist Nancy La Vigne to Head U.S. National Institute of Justice
Announcements
May 10, 2022

Criminologist Nancy La Vigne to Head U.S. National Institute of Justice

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SSRC, NSF Team Up To Examine Impact of Public Health Guidance
Announcements
May 4, 2022

SSRC, NSF Team Up To Examine Impact of Public Health Guidance

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David Williams on ‘The Virus of Racism’ at OBSSR’s Annual Matilda White Riley Event
Event
May 3, 2022

David Williams on ‘The Virus of Racism’ at OBSSR’s Annual Matilda White Riley Event

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Timeline of Psychology: A Quick Slideshow
Teaching
April 25, 2022

Timeline of Psychology: A Quick Slideshow

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Nominations Sought for US National Medal of Science Candidates

Nominations Sought for US National Medal of Science Candidates

The National Science Foundation is is accepting nominations for the U.S. National Medal of Science until May 20 and a webinar on March 30 will provide tips for submitting nominations.

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Purdue Science and Tech Scholar Fouché Heads NSF Social and Economic Sciences Division

Purdue Science and Tech Scholar Fouché Heads NSF Social and Economic Sciences Division

and a science and technologies studies scholar whose high-profile work often looks at the connection of sport and technology, has taken the reins of the National Science Foundation’s Social and Economic Sciences Division

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As U.S. Appropriations Bill Nears Passage, NSF Expecting 4 Percent Increase in 2022 Budget

As U.S. Appropriations Bill Nears Passage, NSF Expecting 4 Percent Increase in 2022 Budget

As the U.S. Congress nears passage of its fiscal year 2022 spending plan six months behind schedule, it appears the premiere funder […]

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New Statement Supports Academic Inquiry by Actors Both On and Off Campus

New Statement Supports Academic Inquiry by Actors Both On and Off Campus

More than 90 organizations based in higher education, ranging from the American Council on Education and American Association of University Professors to the Yes We Must Coalition and EDUCAUSE, have signed a statement supporting “academic inquiry and debate” on American campuses.

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University of Oregon Promised $425M to Create Behavioral Health Institute

University of Oregon Promised $425M to Create Behavioral Health Institute

Connie and Steve Ballmer, co-founders of Ballmer Group Philanthropy, have promised $425 million to the University of Oregon to create The Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health in Portland.

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WHO’s New Pandemic Advisory Body Urged to Tap Into Social And Behavioral Science

WHO’s New Pandemic Advisory Body Urged to Tap Into Social And Behavioral Science

An open letter from World Health Organization experts urges another WHO body to use use social and behavioral science “to draft and negotiate a WHO convention, agreement or other international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response.”

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Talking With Bennie Kara, Winner of the First SAGE Social Justice Book Award

Talking With Bennie Kara, Winner of the First SAGE Social Justice Book Award

As a student, recalls Bennie Kara, school was a haven. And that haven beckoned to her as she mapped out her career […]

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Alondra Nelson Tabbed to Serve as Acting Head of OSTP

Alondra Nelson Tabbed to Serve as Acting Head of OSTP

On Wednesday, President Joseph Biden handed sociologist Alondra Nelson interim leadership of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Nelson currently serves as OSTP’s deputy director for science and society

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