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Laurel Smith-Doerr, past ISSR Director
October 23, 2019
Some science agencies decide to pay more men than women off of the federal pay grade system, which contributes to a persistent and hidden gender pay gap.
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October 9, 2019

Join the ISSR Team! ISSR is looking for a tech-savvy student to work for 10 hours per week, providing IT support for staff and workshops, maintaining and updating software licenses, and assisting with website maintenance.

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September 9, 2019

ISSR is pleased to co-sponsor the Methods Symposium 2019, to be held Saturday, October 19, from 10:00am to 5:00pm at South College. Workshop registration is now closed, but all are invited to join the open Roundtable Discussion, from 3 - 5 pm in South College W245:

What Is the Methods Symposium?

September 4, 2019

The Institute for Social Science Research is pleased to announce its 2019-20120 Scholars, who represent four colleges and six departments across the University of Massachusetts, Amherst campus.

UMass Advance Collaborative Research Seed Grants presentation by Laurel Smith-Doerr, Jen Normaly and Julie Woods, May 22 2019.
June 6, 2019

On May 22, 2019, the UMass ADVANCE Program held an Information workshop on the new Collaborative Research Seed Grant program which seeks to foster the development of innovative and equitable collaborative research projects among UMass Amherst faculty. Funded seed grants at UMass will contribute to the mission of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program, which is advancing women faculty, including women faculty of color, in science and engineering.

The seed grant application deadline is September 17, 2019.

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