We know that one outlier has the potential to influence the size and direction of effects, the significance of hypothesized relationships, and significantly alter the results of published works, but what happens when there are dozens of outliers in a sample?
The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University is partnering with La Vie des Idées, a leading publishing platform for social science and humanities dialogue and thinking.
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
in a ‘Why Social Science’ post from 2020, the new leader of the National Science Foundation’s director for social and behavioral science discusses an NSF program to get more research money to minority-serving institutions.
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.
Stefan de Jong, Michael J. Bernstein and Ingeborg Meijer describe their work developing a tool that helps researchers and research funders to incorporate responsible research and innovation values into their work.
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.
Daniel Nehring predicts that UK universities will embrace the vocational, commercial side of higher education even more enthusiastically, faced with the consequences of Brexit, an escalating economic crisis, and the philistine demand, again long entrenched in higher education policy, to demonstrate ‘impact’ and good use of taxpayers money.