Matrix News

Grants and Opportunities

News

Published October 30, 2017

Request for Proposals: Sciences Po Collaboration Grants

UC Berkeley faculty members are invited to submit applications for Matrix/Sciences Po Collaboration Grants, to be used to fund collaborations with scholars from France's Sciences Po.

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Matrix News

News

Published October 30, 2017

Request for Proposals: Matrix/UC Press Book Series

UC Berkeley researchers are invited to submit proposals for a series of digital monographs that Social Science Matrix will be publishing in collaboration the University of California Press (UC Press).

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Workshop/Symposium

Recap

Published October 10, 2017

2017 Peder Sather Symposium

Matrix was honored to host the 2017 Peder Sather Symposium, which focused on the theme, "Freedom of Speech Under Pressure in the World’s Liberal Democracies." Featured speakers include Azita Raji, Former US Ambassador to Sweden, and Dr. Knut Olav Åmås, Executive Director, Fritt Ord Foundation.

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News

Published September 21, 2017

Matrix Welcomes 2017-2018 Dissertation Fellows

From improving census measurements in developing nations to exploring environmentally balanced livestock policies, this year's Social Science Matrix Dissertation Fellows are tackling important challenges that span disciplinary boundaries.

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Matrix News

News

Published July 25, 2017

Matrix Launches Faculty Exchange with Sciences Po

A new faculty exchange partnership between UC Berkeley's Social Science Matrix and France’s Sciences Po will support collaborations between researchers at two of the world's leading social science institutions.

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Matrix News

News

Published July 25, 2017

Matrix to Publish Monograph Series with UC Press

Working with faculty at Berkeley and beyond, Matrix will soon begin publishing a series of digital monographs in collaboration the University of California Press (UC Press).

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Gender

Article

Published June 13, 2017

Dr. Charis Thompson: Critique in the Era of Trump

Dr. Charis Thompson analyzes our political moment and discusses working at the intersections of science, gender, and society.

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Grants and Opportunities

News

Published May 23, 2017

2017-2018 Matrix Research Teams Announced

Social Science Matrix is pleased to announce our 2017-2018 Matrix Research Teams, groups of scholars from across disciplines who will investigate issues ranging from human rights and immigration to infrastructure, digital privacy, and communication between physicians and patients.

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Grants and Opportunities

News

Published October 10, 2016

Matrix Welcomes 2016-2017 Dissertation Fellows

Social Science Matrix is honored to welcome our inaugural group of Matrix Dissertation Fellows, five Ph.D. students whose research has strong potential to generate effective solutions to critical global challenges.

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Matrix News

Published June 28, 2016

Fall 2016 Matrix Research Teams Announced

Climate change. Immigration. Creating resilient rural communities. These are among the issues that Social Science Matrix Research Teams will take on during the coming academic year.

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Matrix News

Published January 26, 2016

Tips for Computational Text Analysis

Social science researchers are increasingly enlisting computer-driven textual analysis to help their research. This article provides an overview of the key steps required for this kind of analysis, with a focus on resources available at UC Berkeley.

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Matrix News

Published December 17, 2015

Crowdsourcing Social Research

The capability to democratically distribute tasks within a directed project presents novel possibilities for researchers—and social scientists at UC Berkeley are taking advantage.

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