Institute for Research in the Social Sciences https://iriss.stanford.edu/news en UPS Endowment Fund at Stanford https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/ups-endowment-fund-stanford <p>Funding opportunity for transportation, logistics, and urban issues. Stanford faculty are encouraged to submit proposals. Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/ups-endowment-fund-stanford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:44:52 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1949 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Dan McFarland on Computational Social Science https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/dan-mcfarland-computational-social-science <p>Dan McFarland, Director of the Center for Computational Social Science, is featured in this <a href="https://ed.stanford.edu/news/investigating-human-behavior-data-clicks-tweets-and-searches" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">article, </a>talking about this new field and the April 11th <a href="https://css-center.stanford.edu/4thcssagenda" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Conference on Computational Social Science</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/dan-mcfarland-computational-social-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CompSS Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:49:34 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1947 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Dan McFarland on Computational Social Science https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/dan-mcfarland-computational-social-science <p>Dan McFarland, Director of the Center for Computational Social Science, is featured in this <a href="https://ed.stanford.edu/news/investigating-human-behavior-data-clicks-tweets-and-searches" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">article, </a>talking about this new field and the April 11th <a href="https://css-center.stanford.edu/4thcssagenda" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Conference on Computational Social Science</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/dan-mcfarland-computational-social-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CompSS Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:49:34 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1947 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Grant Miller and the Stanford India Health Policy Initiative https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/grant-miller-and-stanford-india-health-policy-initiative <p><a href="http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/grantmiller/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Grant Miller</a>, a member of the Executive Committee of the Stanford Center for Population Research, is one of the leading researchers of the Stanford India Health Policy Initiative, a program that fosters patient-based healthcare policy interventions. <a href="http://fsi.stanford.edu/news/4299" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Read the article about his work in India with maternal and neonatal healthcare policies.</a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/grant-miller-and-stanford-india-health-policy-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS SCPR Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:04:22 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1945 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Evolutionary Demography Society 2nd Annual Meeting https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/evolutionary-demography-society-2nd-annual-meeting-0 <p>SAVE THE DATES OF NOVEMBER 10-12, 2014!<br /> Registration for the second annual meeting of EvoDemoS opens on April 7th. Click now to see the <strong><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/sites/all/files/scpr/EvolutionaryDemographySociety2014.pdf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">announcement</a>.</strong>&nbsp;If you have your abstract ready and you are ready to complete payment, click <a href="http://app.certain.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x1779275912d" rel="nofollow">here</a> to register.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/evolutionary-demography-society-2nd-annual-meeting-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS SCPR Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:19:38 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1943 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Call for PhD Fellows https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/call-phd-fellows <p>Stanford PACS is seeking PhD Fellows for 2014/2015. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2014.&nbsp; Full details <a href="http://pacscenter.stanford.edu/scholars/phd_fellowships" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/call-phd-fellows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS PACS Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:29:30 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1937 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Call for PhD Fellows https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/call-phd-fellows <p>Stanford PACS is seeking PhD Fellows for 2014/2015. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2014.&nbsp; Full details <a href="http://pacscenter.stanford.edu/scholars/phd_fellowships" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/call-phd-fellows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS PACS Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:29:30 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1937 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Karen Cook Elected to the National Academy of Sciences Governing Council https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/karen-cook-elected-national-academy-sciences-governing-council <p>Congratulations to IRiSS Director, Karen Cook, for her election to the governing Council of the National Academy of Sciences. She will serve a three year term beginning July 1, 2014. &nbsp;<a href="http://www.nasonline.org/news-and-multimedia/news/feb-27-2014-NASelection.html" rel="nofollow">Read more.</a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/karen-cook-elected-national-academy-sciences-governing-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:13:03 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1931 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Susan Athey on the Bitcoin https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/susan-athey-bitcoin <p>Susan Athey, co-organizer of the IRiSS DSI Seminar Series and speaker at the 3rd Stanford Conference on Computational Social Science, offers her views on the promise and perils of the Bitcoin, a stateless, digital currency that allows people to make transfers. <a href="http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/february/bitcoin-athey-srinivasan-021814.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Read more.</a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/susan-athey-bitcoin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:57:13 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1929 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Honoring Donald Kennedy https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/honoring-donald-kennedy <p>Stanford trustees dedicated The Donald Kennedy Graduate Residences in Escondido Village to President Emeritus and IRiSS External Advisory Board Member, Donald Kennedy, in recognition of his contributions to Stanford. <a href="http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/february/trustees-feb-meeting-021914.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Read more. </a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/honoring-donald-kennedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRiSS Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:08:53 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 1927 at https://iriss.stanford.edu