ISPS Research Support

ISPS aims to support its affiliates – faculty, post docs, graduate students, and fellows – in all their research needs in support of the ISPS mission to advance interdisciplinary research in the social sciences that aims to shape public policy and inform democratic deliberation.

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Research Funding: Have questions about how to fund your research? How to turn your research idea into a feasible project?

  • About ISPS research funding. Visit this page for general information about ISPS research funding, eligibility, ISPS research procedures and requirements, and how to apply.
    • Field Experiments Initiative: For projects that employ fully randomized research designs in naturalistic settings.
    • Survey Research Fund: For projects that advance survey methodology (design or analysis) or pursue novel research questions through survey data.
    • Democratic innovations Research Fund: For projects that promote new ideas and rigorous theoretical and empirical research on how to achieve honest, efficient, representative, and effective government.
    • ISPS-MacMillan Multidisciplinary Research Fund: The Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) and the MacMillan Center at Yale support research that extends across traditional disciplinary and program boundaries. To be eligible for this research fund, research proposals can be either domestic or international.
  • External research funding opportunities.

Research Planning: Have questions about how to acquire data? Data use agreements? Where to store your data? How to write a data management plan?

Active Research: Have questions about tools for sharing your work with collaborators? Need help with statistical analysis? Help with learning more about Python? 

  • Stat Lab: Consultants can advise on how to enter data, what statistical program is best for a project, how to get a program to run a certain analysis, and more. See consultation schedule. The Stat Lab also offers regular workshops.
  • Computing resources and training (via Yale Center for Research Computing), including High Performance Computing (HPC): Graduate students and ISPS affiliates can can now request access to the ISPS high performance computing account for independent research projects. Contact Limor Peer for details.

Research Publication: Have questions about how to comply with open data requirements? Need help enhancing the reach and impact of your research?

Any questions or suggestions? Contact Limor Peer.