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Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

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The Human Factors of Process Safety and Worker Empowerment in the Offshore Oil Industry

OilRigJanuary 23-24, 2018
Houston, TX

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Three Public Workshops
Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences for Applications to National Security

Decadal Flag Landscap SnapshotJanuary 24, 2018
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

On January 24, 2018, the committee on a Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences for Applications to National Security will hold three separate public workshops. These workshops will feature invited presentations and discussions to explore the current state of the science and cutting-edge research opportunities in three different areas:

  1. cognition and perception,
  2. workforce development, and
  3. narratives.

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Public Session
Reproducibility and Replicability in Science

February 22 - 23, 2018
National Academies' Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

ReproducibilityThe Committee on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science will hold its second meeting that includes a a public session on February 22.  The session will feature perspectives on reproducibility and replicability challenges in various fields of science and engineering.  

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Recent Publications

Measuring the 21st Century Science and Engineering Workforce Population: Evolving Needs

NCSESThis report from the Committee on National Statistics assesses and provides guidance on the National Science Foundations’ National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics approach to measuring the science and engineering workforce population in the United States and provides a framework for measuring the workforce in the next decade and beyond.

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Indicators for Monitoring Undergraduate STEM Education

STEM imageThis report identifies a set of national-level indicators to measure the status and quality of undergraduate STEM education over multiple years. The report also identifies types of data that will need to be collected in order to put the indicators to use, along with possible strategies to gather this data.

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Integrating Social and Behavioral Sciences Within the Weather Enterprise

Weather Enterprise coverThis report explores and provides guidance on the challenges of integrating social and behavioral sciences (SBS) within the weather enterprise. It assesses current SBS activities, describes the potential value of improved integration of SBS and barriers that imped the integration, develops a research agenda, and identifies infrastructural and institutional arrangements for successfully pursuing SBS weather research and the transfer of relevant findings to operational settings.

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Improving Crop Estimates by Integrating Multiple Data Sources

Crop EstimatesThis report from the Committee on National Statistics assesses county-level crop and cash rents estimates produced by the National Agricultural Statistics Service and offers recommendations on methods for integrating data sources in order to provide more precise, transparent and reproducible county-level estimates of acreage and yield for major crops and of cash rents by land use. 

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