Vacancy - Educational Consultant

Call for an Educational Consultant (Part-Time) for a pilot project entitled  “Towards A New Generation of Social Scientists in the Arab Region”. The proposed project aims to address a fundamental obstacle to the development of social science capacity in the region: the conspicuous lack of incentive and encouragement for smart and ambitious students to enroll […]

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Presenna Madhavan Arathi Awarded WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship

Dr. Arathi Presenna Madhavan is the latest Fellow of the WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme. She has been at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center since April 2015 and will spend six months researching “New reproductive technologies in the globalized context of expansion of the market and the retreat of the welfare state.” The project focuses on […]

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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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