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Dataverse Software 5.9 Release

January 10, 2022
by Dataverse Staff

This release brings new features, enhancements, and bug fixes to the Dataverse Software. Thank you to all of the community members who contributed code, suggestions, bug reports, and other assistance across the project.

https://github.com/IQSS/dataverse/releases/tag/v5.9

 

Release Highlights

Dataverse Collection Page Optimizations

The Dataverse Collection page, which also serves as the search page and the homepage in...

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Douglas Richardson

Douglas Richardson Awarded Lifetime Achievement Honors

December 15, 2021

The Harvard University Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) is pleased to announce that Douglas Richardson has been awarded Lifetime Achievement Honors by the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Dr. Richardson is a Distinguished Researcher at the CGA and the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), where he is engaged in multiple cutting-edge research programs... Read more about Douglas Richardson Awarded Lifetime Achievement Honors

Gary King

The Community that Makes the Center: the Whiteboards of IQSS' Corridors

November 24, 2021
by Gary King

IQSS director Gary King reflects on the origins of the writing surfaces that cover the hallways of the Institute, as featured in a recent article by the Harvard Gazette.

When I started IQSS, I interviewed many current and former Harvard deans and presidents (and others) to figure out what made the best centers. Places like the legendary Cavendish in London, Bell Labs, ISR, and others. Everyone I spoke to had a different story but wound up in the same place... Read more about The Community that Makes the Center: the Whiteboards of IQSS' Corridors

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Human Flourishing Program Launches the Global Flourishing Study with Baylor University Researchers

November 1, 2021

What does it mean to live well? To be truly healthy? To thrive? Researchers and clinicians have typically answered these questions by focusing on the presence or absence of various pathologies: disease, family dysfunction, mental illness, or criminal behavior. But such a “deficits” approach tells only so much about what makes for a life well-lived—about what it means to flourish... Read more about Human Flourishing Program Launches the Global Flourishing Study with Baylor University Researchers

Adam Stefkovics

Affiliate Spotlight: Ádám Stefkovics

October 18, 2021

Ádám Stefkovics is a visiting researcher at IQSS with a Fulbright scholarship. He's an assistant lecturer at the Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Social Sciences, and director of polling and market research group at Századvég Foundation. Get to know Ádám in our latest affiliate spotlight, and feel free to say hello if you see him around IQSS... Read more about Affiliate Spotlight: Ádám Stefkovics

The Computer Lab is Open!

September 20, 2021

We are excited to announce that the IQSS Computer Labs have re-opened for in-person workstation use.  

- Our hours are Monday - Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. The lab itself will be physically locked after 5 PM and on Weekends.
- Remote Access will remain available.
- Item checkout is unavailable.
- Currently only our Concourse Lab is open.
- No food OR drinks allowed.
- Appropriately worn Masks are required at all times.
- Access will be for IQSS Lab workstation usage only.

If interested in options for...

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