Data-Driven Social Science

What is DDSS?

DDSS supports research at the technical forefront of quantitative inquiry in the social sciences, with a focus on innovation that carries multidisciplinary benefits and topics that hold contemporary relevance. 

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Call for proposals

We offer two types of funding for innovative quantitative research, depending on the scope and technical requirements of the project. We invite large-scale grant proposals twice a year. Small-scale grant applications are considered on a rolling basis.

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Novel Machine Learning Methods for Computing Cultural Heritage: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Together with the Center for Digital Humanities, the initiative for Data-Driven Social Science welcomes  members of the Princeton community to attend an informative presentation on the innovative use of "Novel Machine Learning Methods for Computing Cultural Heritage: An Interdisciplinary Approach" with speaker Benjamin Lee (University of…

Introduction to Volunteer Science

Volunteer Science is a full-service online behavioral lab. On December 9th from 12pm-1pm ET, we will hold a virtual meet and greet event where we will demonstrate the platform, discuss upcoming workshops and trainings, and answer any of your questions.

Data-Driven Social Science at Princeton Event (11/16)

The Initiative for Data-Driven Social Science (DDSS) will host an informational event "Data-Driven Social Science at Princeton: New Frontiers in Research.” DDSS offers technical and financial support for innovation in data- and computationally-intensive social science research that generates multidisciplinary…

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