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Russell Sage Foundation (RSF)
Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International early-career scholars and doctoral students to participate in a summer workshop program researching the social sciences using a biological approach. Participation includes reimbursement for most participant costs, including housing, most meals, and travel expenses up to a set cap. The first summer institute will take place at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois (adjacent to Chicago).
The workshop will consist of a week-long series of didactic lectures, small-group breakout sessions, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Attendees will (1) develop an understanding of the conceptual basis for integrating the social and biological sciences, (2) become acquainted with the basic units of biology – genes, cells, and organs – and how they function, (3) learn basic physiology of the nervous, autonomic, endocrine, cardiometabolic, and immune systems, and (4) gain familiarity with methods used to measure and analyze human biological processes, and critically evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.
This Institute is intended to provide broad training in human biological systems, with the goal of helping attendees conduct in-depth process research linking social context, biology, and human capital. This focus is distinct from RSF’s Summer Institute on Social Science Genomics, which is devoted more specifically to theories, methods, and statistical expertise required to integrate genetics into social science research.
For more information, see the SIBASS 2019 Summer Institute Announcement in Supporting Documents.
GrantWatch ID#: 185185
The program accepts about 30 participants.
The Next SIBASS will take place on June 10-14, 2019.
Participants are required to fully attend all sessions of the program and some institutes require participants to complete some assignments in advance.
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