Why Social Science

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Why Social Science? Because It’s Proliferating

The president of the Social Science Research Council argues that that proliferation of data, data sharing and collaboration across private, government, and academic sectors requires a stewardship that social science can, at least in part, provide.

12 months ago
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Why Social Science? It Is in the National Interest

Congressman Daniel Lipinski says “we should encourage interdisciplinary collaboration, but we must also maintain support for core social science research.” He will moderate the congressional briefing on “Social Science Solutions for Health, Public Safety, Computing, and Other National Priorities” on Wednesday.

2 years ago
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Why Social Science? It Makes Computing Work for People

Andrew Bernat is the executive director of the Computing Research Association. He will participate in a congressional briefing on “Social Science Solutions for Health, Public Safety, Computing, and Other National Priorities” on October 4, 2017.

2 years ago
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Why Social Science? To Improve the Public’s Health

William “Bill” Riley is the director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at the National Institutes of Health. He will participate in a congressional briefing on “Social Science Solutions for Health, Public Safety, Computing, and Other National Priorities” on October 4. Here he explains why he feels public health is best served by good social and behavioral science.

2 years ago
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