Matrix News

Matrix News

Interview

Published August 11, 2021

Q&A with David Robinson, Visiting Scholar at Social Science Matrix

Social Science Matrix is honored to welcome David Robinson as a Visiting Scholar for the 2021-2022 academic year. A distinguished researcher working at the intersection of law, policy, and technology, David studies the design and management of algorithmic decision-making, particularly in the public sector. We interviewed David to learn more about his research interests and the projects he will be pursuing while at UC Berkeley.

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Matrix News

News

Published June 9, 2021

Matrix Announces 2021-2022 Research Teams

How are digital technologies re-shaping property and development? How are unionized employees in the energy sector experiencing climate change? What are the impacts of Chinese surveillance systems deployed across the Global South? These are among the diverse questions that will be addressed by the eight Matrix Research Teams to be funded by Social Science Matrix during the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Other Events

News

Published May 1, 2021

2021 Social Sciences Fest and Matrix Open House

On April 9, faculty members and graduate students from across the UC Berkeley Division of Social Sciences joined together online for the 2021 Social Sciences Fest and Matrix Open House, a celebration of the past year's accomplishments of the division.

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News

Published June 25, 2020

2020-2021 Matrix Research Teams Announced

Seven new interdisciplinary teams will tackle emerging social-scientific topics

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News

Published August 27, 2019

Call for Proposals: Pop-Up Writing Workshops

Matrix invites proposals for single-session writing workshops for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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News

Published July 31, 2019

Marion Fourcade, Michael Watts to Serve as Directors of Matrix

Following Bill Hanks' successful six-year tenure, Marion Fourcade, Professor in the Department of Sociology, will serve as Director of Social Science Matrix. Professor Michael Watts will serve as Interim Director until July 2020.

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Grants and Opportunities

News

Published July 30, 2019

2019-2020 Matrix Research Teams Announced

Eleven cross-disciplinary Matrix Research Teams will receive funding and administrative support to convene during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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News

Published July 25, 2019

New Opportunities at Social Science Matrix

Exciting new opportunities at Social Science Matrix.

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News

Published August 21, 2018

Matrix Welcomes 2018-2019 Dissertation Fellows

Social Science Matrix is honored to welcome our 2018-2019 cohort of Matrix Dissertation Fellows, four Ph.D. candidates whose research interests span diverse global challenges such as urbanization, discrimination in the workforce, self-immolation, and indigenous language preservation.

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News

Published June 24, 2018

Social Science Matrix Announces 2018-2019 Research Teams

The 2018-2019 Social Science Matrix Research Teams will address a range of important social-science questions, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, the social impacts of cannabis production, gender and technology, genetic ancestry testing, child marriage, and more.

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Matrix News

News

Published January 8, 2018

Matrix/Sciences Po Collaboration Grants Announced

Four teams of scholars from the U.S. and France will use seed funding to tackle globally significant, cross-disciplinary research questions in the social sciences.

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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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