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 […]


ACKnowl-EJ network launches map to commemorate International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017

A map created by researchers at the Institute of Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), the Latin-American Network of Women Defending Social and Environmental Rights and the Colombian NGO CENSAT-Agua Viva Friends of the Earth Colombia makes visible the struggles of women in Latin America against mining and in defense of […]


In Memorium: Cigdem Kagitcibasi

March 7, 2017

We are saddened to hear of the unexpected death of Professor Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı, who passed away last week. A leading figure within social psychology in Turkey, Professor Kağıtçıbaşı was known for her pioneering work to strengthen the education of women and girls. Professor Kağıtçıbaşı served as Vice-President of the ISSC (2004-06) and International Union of […]