Science and the SDGs – Statement on the stronger role for science

We are arriving at an unequalled moment. The Post-2015 Development Agenda is a unique opportunity to set an ambitious, integrated and transformational global agenda for sustainable development that is supported by a strong scientific evidence base. Scientific communities worldwide are mobilising to support the definition, implementation and monitoring of this agenda from local to global levels. Governments […]

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Vacancy – ISSC/IDS Post-Doctoral Fellow

The ISSC and IDS are seeking a motivated and outstanding post-doctoral researcher to do research and help with the editorial coordination of the 2016 World Social Science Report. We are looking for a talented, early career social scientist with long-term experience and an institutional affiliation in a low or middle income country, and a passion for making knowledge […]

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New video: Research into Transformations

How does change happen? What are the factors that drive change? And can we control for it? In Potsdam last year, we gathered together our seed grantees, and noted researchers on social change, in the first of a series of annual Transformative Knowledge Workshops. These workshops will eventually lay the foundation for the global Transformations Knowledge Trust […]

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First Stiglitz Essay Prize

The International Economic Association (IEA) is happy to announce the first Stiglitz Essay Prize in honour of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz. This prize is possible thanks to the generous donation that the Economic Society of Australia pledged to the IEA. Joseph E. Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University. In 2001, he […]

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Call for Nominations – Mattei Dogan Prize

The 2015 Foundation Mattei Dogan and International Social Science Council Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Research Call for Nominations for the 2015 Prize This prize is awarded to a social scientist who has advanced the scientific knowledge in the social sciences, by crossing the disciplinary boundaries or by recombining different specialties, in his/her research and […]

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