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  • Lecture Series — Institute for Social Sciences
    Submit Events to ISS Calendar Data Purchase Requests Resources Social Science Data Service Grant writing Support UC Funding Opportunities Extramural Funding Opportunities Grants Calendar Center for International Data ISS Journal News Features Videos Press Coverage About ISS Contact ISS Mission Staff Executive Committee ISS Fellows Affiliated Centers and Programs Research Affiliates You are here Home Impact Info Lecture Series ISS hosts the Sheffrin Lectures in Public Policy Noon Lectures and Distinguished Lectures Sheffrin Lectures The Sheffrin Lecture endowment supports an annual lecture on topics related to the social sciences and public policy that have broad relevance to our students our faculty and the wider university community Noon Lectures The ISS Noon Lectures bring a mix of faculty visiting scholars students and people from the Davis community to listen and participate in the exchange of ideas Distinguished Lectures The ISS Distinguished Lecture series brings influential policymakers and eminent scholars in the social sciences to UC Davis Filed under Impact ISS Journal News More Upcoming Social Science Events Modern Iranian Women Writers Shaping the Cultural Imaginary More News Smith Reveals the Blood Inside Our Cell Phones More Updates SIGN UP FOR ISS NEWS Updates More Institute for Social Sciences SIGN UP FOR

    Original URL path: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/iss/research/iss-lecture-series (2016-01-26)
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  • The Sheffrin Lecture in Public Policy — Institute for Social Sciences
    Opportunities Grants Calendar Center for International Data ISS Journal News Features Videos Press Coverage About ISS Contact ISS Mission Staff Executive Committee ISS Fellows Affiliated Centers and Programs Research Affiliates You are here Home Impact Lecture Series Info The Sheffrin Lecture in Public Policy The Sheffrin Lecture endowment supports an annual lecture on topics related to the social sciences and public policy that have broad relevance to our students our faculty and the wider university community Steven M and Anjali Sheffrin For several years the Sheffrin Lecture fund has brought distinguished scholars from across the social science disciplines to UC Davis to share their work on such topics as health care reform government secrecy immigration and polarization in American Politics Each of these talks has informed our thinking on the day s most relevant issues of national public policy The Sheffrin Lectures in Public Policy are possible thanks to a gift from former dean of the Division of Social Sciences Steven M Sheffrin and his wife Anjali Discover past Sheffrin Lectures including summaries and videos Filed under Feature Event ISS Journal News More Upcoming Social Science Events Modern Iranian Women Writers Shaping the Cultural Imaginary More News Smith Reveals the

    Original URL path: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/iss/research/iss-lecture-series/sheffrin-lectures (2016-01-26)
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  • Noon Lectures — Institute for Social Sciences
    Lecture with James Smith Getting the Blood Out of Your Cell Phone Jan 20 2016 from 12 10 PM to 01 00 PM Memorial Union MU II This Noon Lecture subtitled Silicon Valley s Efforts to Avoid Conflict Materials from the DR Congo will be presented by James Smith associate professor and interim chair in the Department of Anthropology ISS Noon Lecture with James Smith Getting the Blood Out of Your Cell Phone Read More Olmsted s Noon Lecture Reveals Californian Roots of New Right By Loren Michael Mortimer Kathy Olmsted Chair of the History Department kicked off this year s ISS Noon Lecture series with a discussion of her newest book Right Out of California Speaking to a capacity audience Olmsted argued that modern conservatism the New Right originated in New Deal era California as a business backed response to the farmworker unionization movement in the Central Valley Olmsted s Noon Lecture Reveals Californian Roots of New Right Read More ISS Noon Lecture New Results on Head Start s Impact Apr 15 2015 from 12 10 PM to 01 00 PM Memorial Union II UC Davis In this ISS Noon Lecture Doug Miller discussed his ongoing research on Head Start and evaluated his recent findings This lecture was co sponsored by the Center for Poverty Research ISS Noon Lecture New Results on Head Start s Impact Read More ISS Noon Lecture The Tupac Amaru Rebellion 1780 83 and the Long History of Violence in the Andes Mar 11 2015 from 12 10 PM to 01 00 PM Memorial Union MU II In this ISS Noon Lecture Chuck Walker presented his argument on 18th century violence and discussed the Shining Path and contemporary Peru This lecture was co sponsored by the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas ISS Noon Lecture The

    Original URL path: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/iss/research/iss-lecture-series/noon-lectures (2016-01-26)
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  • Distinguished Lectures — Institute for Social Sciences
    Affiliated Centers and Programs Research Affiliates You are here Home Impact Lecture Series Info Distinguished Lectures The ISS Distinguished Lecture series brings influential policymakers and eminent scholars in the social sciences to UC Davis Gary King 2015 On October 8 2015 Gary King Albert J Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University delivered the inaugural ISS Distinguished Lecture King s talk was entitled Explaining Systematic Bias and Nontransparency in US

    Original URL path: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/iss/research/iss-lecture-series/distinguished-lectures (2016-01-26)
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  • Proseminars — Institute for Social Sciences
    ISS Fellows the opportunity to lead interdisciplinary graduate seminars in topics that are of broad interest to graduate students across the division Their goal is to promote excellence in interdisciplinary research and graduate training via exposure to cutting edge methods and concepts Ethnography and Care full Description Led by ISS Fellow Cristiana Giordano an assistant professor of anthropology this Proseminar Fall 2015 Winter 2016 covers ethnography fieldwork and the kinds of texts and representations social scientists produce post fieldwork to disseminate and interpret the results of their research Through workshops presentations and guest lectures students explore different ethnographic methods as well as various texts and forms of representation based on ethnographic material Ethnography and Care full Description Read More Mining the Social Web Crowdsourcing Autobiographical Memory Research in the Age of Big Data This Fall 2015 Proseminar is led by ISS Fellows Petr Janata Professor of Psychology and Duncan Temple Lang Professor of Statistics Its theme and specific topics are designed to appeal to students who want to participate in the emerging and high growth area of mining the social web and text analysis It addresses the critical nature of graduate and undergraduate training at the intersection of technology data

    Original URL path: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/iss/research/Proseminars (2016-01-26)
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  • Opportunities — Institute for Social Sciences
    at least one social scientist as the lead two or more departments and must be truly interdisciplinary in nature Faculty Support Read More ASPIRE for Undergraduates The ISS Accelerating Success by Providing Intensive Research Experience ASPIRE program offers a select group of UC Davis undergraduate students a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience conducting research under the mentorship of world renowned UC Davis faculty ASPIRE for Undergraduates Read More Data Studies for Undergraduates The ISS Data Studies program offers UC Davis undergraduate students a unique opportunity to take their major and apply it to the world of data learning how to question analyze and present data research that will enable them to get jobs Data Studies for Undergraduates Read More Event Co sponsorship The Institute for Social Sciences is pleased to invite co sponsorship requests for smaller events lectures colloquia small conferences on a rolling basis at up to 500 per request Event Co sponsorship Read More Data Purchase Requests ISS accepts requests for funding to purchase or access new data sets The Executive Committee will make decisions based on among other criteria how much impact the data access purchase will have on students and faculty in the division Data Purchase Requests Read More Graduate Student Support Support and training for graduate students across the social sciences is central to the ISS mission Opportunities for UC Davis graduate students include faculty research partnerships summer travel funds and dissertation workshops and improvement funds Graduate Student Support Read More Lead a Proseminar ISS Proseminars give selected faculty designated as ISS Fellows the opportunity to lead interdisciplinary graduate seminars in topics that are of broad interest to graduate students across the division ISS is now accepting proposals from faculty in the social sciences interested in leading a Proseminar in 2016 17 The

    Original URL path: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/iss/opportunities (2016-01-26)
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  • Faculty Support — Institute for Social Sciences
    be given to junior faculty applicants to help them advance in their careers In 2014 15 we awarded funding to seven assistant professors and two associate professors we anticipate a similar ratio in 2015 16 Proposal narratives should describe the research project the significance of the research and anticipated career gains Applicants should also identify any external funding opportunities that might be made possible because of this research funding We require a basic budget that outlines how applicants anticipate expending these funds Applicants should attach their CVs when forwarding the proposal narratives narratives should be no more than 1 500 words in length Interdisciplinary Research Seed Funding Ladder rank faculty may submit proposals for research seed funding to support interdisciplinary research projects The Institute for Social Sciences will support three or four such projects providing up to 10 000 for one year or up to 20 000 for two years for each project Funds must be expended by June 30 2017 one year of funding or by June 30 2018 for two years of funding We will focus on and have a preference for proposals involving new collaborations and innovative directions in research Projects must involve at least one social scientist as lead and members of two or more departments which may include partners outside of the College of Letters and Science and emphasize genuinely interdisciplinary work Proposals must also identify outside funding opportunities related to the proposed research successful grantees are expected to subsequently apply for external funds to further the proposed research ISS will also consider supporting high quality research projects for which external funding opportunities are limited All funded project teams will be partnered with the ISS grant writer who will assist with grant coordination and applications for external funding opportunities Research seed funding cannot be spent

    Original URL path: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/iss/opportunities/seed-funding (2016-01-26)
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  • Graduate Student Support — Institute for Social Sciences
    could include travel to conferences or to conduct research in archives Dissertation Improvement Funds ISS will offer funds to the individual graduate programs in the division toward competitive research support awards aimed at helping advanced graduate students successfully complete their dissertations Dissertation Retreats These retreats are for advanced Ph D candidates to share their work and receive feedback from fellow graduate students from different disciplines This exchange of ideas often helps students to clarify their thinking or to have breakthroughs that help them in the completion of their dissertations Retreats are for 10 12 students and facilitated by 2 or 3 faculty Applications are currently being accepted for the next retreat to be held in Lake Tahoe on April 8 9 2016 co hosted by the Davis Humanities Institute The application deadline is Thursday February 25 2016 Learn more or apply now Faculty Research Partnerships ISS will be providing support for summer collaborations between faculty and graduate students in which students are full partners on a research project Graduate students will receive training and an opportunity to complete a project that might produce work that could be published or presented at a conference Workshops will be held the fall quarter

    Original URL path: http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/iss/opportunities/graduate-student-funding (2016-01-26)
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