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

March 23, 2017

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 […]


Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures on the Agenda for 2018 World Social Science Forum

March 22, 2017

The theme of the 2018 World Social Science Forum will be Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures, the International Social Science Council (ISSC) announced today. The Forum will take place from the 25th to 28th of September 2018, and will be hosted by Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. The growing complexity of the challenges facing societies […]


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

March 16, 2017

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 […]


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

March 15, 2017

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 […]


World Social Science Fellows launch Trans-Urban Knowledge Network

March 9, 2017

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 […]