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There's one more OpenScholar site-building workshop this month, and it's Wednesday morning! See the calendar for details and registration info.
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What kind of canvassers are most effective at winning over swing voters? Eitan Hersh explains what he and IQSS affiliate Ryan Enos learned in a recent study.
Even after the retraction of a prominent study, there is much we still know.
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Looking for summer work around campus? The Decision Science Lab is looking for an undergrad researcher!
Dr. Jennifer S. Lerner is a Professor of Public Policy and Management at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Co-founder of the Harvard Decision Science Laboratory. Drawing insights from psychology, economics, and neuroscience, her research examines human judgment and decision making.
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Current forecasts of the health of US Social Security are dangerously inaccurate, according to the results of a study by IQSS director Gary King and IQSS affiliates Konstantin Kashin & Samir Soneji.
A new study has found that the financial health of Social Security, the program millions of Americans have relied on for decades as a crucial part of their income, has been dramatically overstated.
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Join us this morning in CGIS Cafe (Knafel Building, first floor) as Prof. Latanya Sweeney's students present their work on topics in technology! The Gov 1430/2430 poster session will be from 10am-12 noon.
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Join us next week for our annual Meeting on Political Geography! See the website for details, including the conference agenda.
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Undergrads, what are you doing this summer? Help Prof. Peter Bol with the China Biographical Database Project!
The China Biographical Database project is seeking part-time undergraduate helpers during the period 2015-5-18 to 2015-9-1 to work on data extraction from Chinese texts.
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Have you checked out the recent paper from IQSS director Gary King and affiliates Konstantin Kashin and Samir Soneji?
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Want to get to know the new Dataverse 4.0? Sign up for our next training session on Monday, May 18!
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Only a month away--sign up and join us for the first Annual Dataverse Community Meeting! Follow the link for details and registration info.
Registration is now open for the First Annual Dataverse Community Meeting, which includes a pre-meeting Repository API workshop.
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This week, we were excited to recognize two IQSS staff members for their long-term service. Mercè Crosas, Director of Data Science, has been with us for 10 years--and Leonid Andreev, Systems Engineer for Dataverse, has worked for IQSS for over 15 years!
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This week: 2015 CGA Conference: The Lab for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis (1965-1991) and Its Legacy http://ow.ly/Mfw5B
Thursday, April 30th, 1:30pm - 5:00pm. Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South building. Friday, May 1st, 9:00am - 5:00pm. Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South building. 1965 was a seminal year in the history of GIS, as the Harvard Laboratory for Computer Graphics (subsequently Computer Graphics and Spatial ...
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IQSS is a University-wide institute located physically and administratively within the FAS. We facilitate the creation, dissemination, and preservation of scientific knowledge about human society, its problems, and their solutions.  We support these aims through our highly collaborative environment and the scalable infrastructure we are continually building.  IQSS also offers many related services to support faculty, students, staff, and programs across a wide variety of disciplines in all of Harvard's schools.