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Oct 7 2019
Posted in: CSS, IRiSS
The 10th annual Text as Data conference, sponsored by the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences and Stanford Department of Political Science, was a two-day event that featured social and computer scientists sharing innovative statistical methods for natural language processing across...
Sep 12 2019
Posted in: IRiSS
The September 2019 issue of the Stanford Magazine included two features on IRiSS research, by the Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Immigration Policy Lab.
Sep 11 2019
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
Stanford IRiSS Director Karen Cook will take a sabbatical for the 2019-20 academic year - her first in her 21 years at Stanford. In her absence,  IRiSS Deputy Director Matt Snipp will step up as acting director for upcoming year. Matt has served as the director of the IRiSS Secure Data Center since...
Jul 30 2019
Posted in: IRiSS
IRiSS is pleased to announce the addition of two avid supporters of the social sciences to its advisory board. Mark Vander Ploeg brings over 35 years of investment banking experience and is currently pursuing a Master of Liberal Arts degree at Stanford. Birong Hu has a stellar background in STEM...
Jul 8 2019
Posted in: IRiSS
Sarah Rapaso of the Stanford Life-span Development Laboratory partnered with IRiSS's Alumni Research Experience Program (AREP) to conduct a pilot study addressing how individuals view saving for their future 70- or 80-year-old selves. Stanford alumni volunteer to be part of a subject pool for...