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February 12, 2020

Applications are now open for the Spring 2020 cycle of the Graduate School Grant Programs!

The Graduate School will award more than $100,000 in 2019-20 to current UMass doctoral students to support dissertation research across all fields.

Three types of competitive awards are available:

  • Dissertation Research Grants
  • Fieldwork Grants
  • Predissertation Grants.

New for 2019-20! Supplements for Travel with Children

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January 30, 2020
Do you want to deepen your understanding of the statistics behind the methods you use in your research?  So do we! We invite to join our Statistics in the Social Sciences Reading Group (SSSRG). This is an interdisciplinary group of faculty, post-doctoral scholars and graduate students who gather to discuss a methodological topic based on group interest. We welcome participants from all disciplines! 
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January 14, 2020

This announces the launch of the 2020 Kauffman Knowledge Challenge RFP -

It’s designed to support projects that can provide actionable knowledge around four focus areas:

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.