April 6, 2016

This Spring, ISSR partnered once again with the Graduate School’s Office of Professional Development to offer seminars designed to help graduate student scholars put their best feet forward in the search for funding and employment. These events are just one more expression of the Graduate School’s investment in ISSR’s mission of advancing research excellence at UMass, alongside its support for training and tailored advising delivered throughout the year by ISSR’s Methodology Consultants.

March 10, 2016

ICPSR is pleased to announce a new project in collaboration with the Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation (CLDR) at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston to build a data archive that will support disability and rehabilitation research.

Smith-Doerr at White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
March 9, 2016

ISSR Director Laurel Smith-Doerr and graduate RAs Sharla Alegria and Tim Sacco were invited to present their research on diversity in science teams at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on March 1.  

March 8, 2016

The Institute for Social Science Research is pleased to announce the selection of our 2016-2017 Scholars, who represent six departments across four Colleges at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst: the College of Education, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Rebecca Ready
February 29, 2016

Professor Ready (UMass Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) advanced her work on the assessment of of emotion regulation in healthy aging and in clinical populations during her Scholarship year. Read here about the latest findings from this distinguished member of the ISSR Scholars community.