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NSF-Sponsored Social Sciences for Sustainability Workshop

The RAM Group, along with the University of Chicago Computation Institute are hosting an NSF-sponsored workshop at the UC Computation Institute in October, 2012.

Workshop keynote speaker is Myron Gutmann, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation, with responsibility for NSF's Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate. This workshop will be attended by over 50 social and interdisciplinary scientists from all over the nation to:

• Describe a collective set of Best Practices showcasing existing and emerging methodologies in social science, including computational social science and interdisciplinary research

• Identify key areas of study in social science and education related to sustainability

• Develop strategies for training and mentoring the next generation of social scientists

• Explore ways to engage the public in the process of sustainability science