Science, Technology & Policy: Exploring the Foundations

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
To be Announced
To better prepare scientists and engineers to explore the important interface of science and policy, faculty from the School of Public Policy will lead a one-day intensive workshop to provide foundational training in how science policy is made and funded. This event is the second in a series on Science, Technology & Policy, following the December 2016 Graduate Student Workshop.

Social Sciences and Sustainability | Seed Grant Information and Networking Lunch

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
107 Bartlett Hall | UMass Amherst
Launch the new year with support from ISSR to develop research on social science, sustainability and the environment. This working lunch event will share information and support networking for Principal Investigators interested in ISSR's new Sustainability Seed Grant Program, which aims to stimulate new collaborations for interdisciplinary research on sustainability themes.

ISSR Seminar | Before The Philadelphia Negro: Black Residential Patterns in the Late Nineteenth Century

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
107 Bartlett Hall | UMass Amherst
Although some scholars treat racial residential segregation in Northern cities as a twentieth-century phenomenon, this luncheon seminar presents evidence that black-white segregation was already high and rising by 1880 in Philadelphia

ISSR Seminar | Erin Hazlett, PhD | Delineating Emotion-Processing Abnormalities in Individuals At Risk for Suicide with a Multimodal Psychophysiological Approach

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
521b Tobin Hall | UMass Amherst
Dr. Erin Hazlett is a Research Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Director of the Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.