Free Resources to Help Study Structural Racism

While structural racism may be, well, structural, deconstructing and then researching the various faces of racism requires its own unique set of methodologies that are not or may only be newly familiar to many students and scholars. Drawing from the large repository of pedagogic material on the social and behavioral sciences published by SAGE and […]

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Structural Racism and Police Violence Causes, Impact, and Reform: Open Access Articles from SAGE

Understanding the history can help us contextualize current issues. By taking a multidisciplinary view we have a chance to gain a real understanding of the issues– and think about how our own work as scholars and academics, independent and student researchers, can help solve the persistent problems associated with racism. SAGE Journals created an excellent […]

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Broadband Coverage in the US: When Sources Disagree

Every summer, the Biocomplexity Institute’s Social and Decision Analytics Division’s Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program draws university students from around the country to work together on projects that use computational expertise to address critical social issues faced by local, regional, state or federal governments. The students conduct research at the intersection of […]

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How-to: Connecting Grant Funding in USA Spending and Federal RePORTER

Every summer, the Biocomplexity Institute’s Social and Decision Analytics Division’s Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program draws university students from around the country to work together on projects that use computational expertise to address critical social issues faced by local, regional, state or federal governments. The students conduct research at the intersection of […]

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Studying Human Behavior During a Pandemic: MTurk

The coronavirus pandemic has changed most things. For behavioral scientists, whose job it is to study human behavior, that includes the nature of data collection. Many researchers are looking for ways to move data collection online. In this blog, we provide an overview of online participant recruitment practices and some advice for getting started with […]

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