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ISS hosts conferences that focus on critical societal issues, showcase the research being undertaken by social scientists at UC Davis, and bring major scholars and leaders to campus.

Re-Computing Social Sciences

To be held on Friday, May 19, 2017, this conference (subtitled "What Have We Learned After a Decade?") will feature a combination of presentations and workshops.

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PhD Unlimited: Career Networking with Social Sciences and Humanities Alumni

To be held on Friday, April 28, 2017, this event will focus on opening new opportunities for PhDs after they graduate. Students will be able to connect with PhD alumni from the social sciences and humanities who have successfully translated their degrees into careers beyond the tenure track.

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Documenting the Immigrant: U.S. Immigration Policy Past, Present, and Future

This one-day conference, hosted by ISS on January 27, 2017, brought scholars from multiple disciplines together with policy activists, journalists, and individuals connected to the legislative environment to explore U.S. immigration policy since 9/11 and address the implications for immigration policy of the Trump presidency.

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Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences 2016

This conference was held on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Memorial Union, MUII.

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Making Social Science Transparent

As the debate regarding the so-called replication crisis in social science continues, the Making Social Science Transparent conference (hosted by ISS on April 22, 2016) provided a timely opportunity to tackle the issue head-on. Scholars from an array of institutions and fields convened to assess the extent of the problem, and to develop paths towards lasting solutions.

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Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences 2015

The inaugural ISS Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences conference took place on November 6, 2015.

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Leading Research in the Social Sciences Today

The inaugural ISS conference series took place at UC Davis on April 24, May 1, and May 8, 2015.

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