John U. Nef Committee Social Thought
On Thursday, March 7, Dean Amanda Woodard announced that Emily Osborn, Associate Professor in the Department of History and the College, has agreed to serve as the inaugural Director of the Social Sciences Teaching Fellows Program.
The Division of the Social Sciences has announced the recipients of the 2019 Social Sciences Research Center (SSRC) Faculty Seed Grants and Graduate Student Fellowships:
Three faculty projects were selected for funding through the seed grant initiative, which is in its second year.
Faculty Seed Grant Recipients:
The Division of the Social Sciences invites applications from current and recent graduate students in the Division for a competitive two-year program designed to enhance pedagogical skills and extend research training.
The Research Computing Center conducts workshops on a variety of topics relevant to research computing. Sessions most relevant to social science research include:
The Social Sciences Research Center offers one- to two-year seed grants to faculty in the Division of the Social Sciences intended to support early or novel stage research, with a special focus on research projects that exceed the boundaries of any one discipline. Priority will be given to projects expected to be highly competitive for funding once scaled. Proposals from junior faculty and for multi-investigator projects are encouraged. Projects may start as soon as March 1, 2019.
The Division of the Social Sciences has announced the 2017 staff service milestones. These awards recognize staff who have worked for the division for 5 years, and every 5 multiple of five years.
“Congratulations to these colleagues, and thank you to all of our staff members for their contributions to the successes of across the social sciences. On behalf of our faculty and students, we appreciate your work and talents,” said Amanda Woodward, the William S. Gray Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology and interim dean of the Division of Social Sciences.
The newly formed Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries Working Group will host its inaugural event on September 22, 2017. The day-long event will include research presentations by UChicago doctoral students and discussion by faculty members from departments other than the students' home unit. Built into the day will also be a round table discussion on ways to cultivate cross-department collaboration.