WSS Fellow Arnisson Andre C. Ortega receives Excellence in Research Award

World Social Science Fellow Arnisson Andre C. Ortega has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Virginia A. Miralao Excellence in Research Award for his publication Neoliberalizing Spaces in the Philippines: Suburbanization, Transnational Migration, and Dispossession. The Virginia A. Miralao Award is made by the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) to recognize original and meaningful research by promising young social scientists. In […]

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Call for applications: Introduction to Data Analysis for the Social Sciences

22 – 26 May 2017 Beirut, Lebanon The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is pleased to announce a five-day intensive workshop in quantitative data analysis for the social sciences co-organized with the Odum Institute, a research institute housed at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (USA). The workshop will be held […]

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Vacancy: Social Media/Web Editor, International Council for Science

The International Council for Science (ICSU) is seeking a part-time Social Media/Web Editor for a 6-month replacement. Apply by 17 April 2017. ICSU is a non-governmental scientific organization with a global membership. ICSU members include 122 national scientific bodies (mostly National Academies of Science), 31 International Scientific Unions, and 23 International Scientific Associates. ICSU’s activities focus on […]

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World Social Science Fellows launch Trans-Urban Knowledge Network

A global network of urban researchers has launched an online platform to share visions and approaches to creating alternative urban futures that advance the sustainability and resilience of cities and urbanizing regions. The Trans-Urban Knowledge Network (TUKN) is a global collaboration between researchers from across a wide range of fields, who share a commitment to […]

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