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A Year in Review 2019-2020

FY 2020 Annual Report

IHDSC is Pleased to Share our Annual Report!

Here, we highlight our phenomenal accomplishments in the 2019-2020 academic year. Take a moment to appreciate it all with us.

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In the 2019-2020 year...

We supported the development of over 75 grant proposals and managed over $58 million in active awards. We partnered with NYU's Cross-Cutting Initiative on Inequality to fund seed awards and host events as part of our "Unraveling Inequality, Expanding Opportunity" theme. The IES-PIRT program received $4.6 million to fund new PhD fellowships. Our emphasis on social impact and our commitment to interdisciplinary training is stronger than ever.

Learn more about our highlighted projects and events below.

Mentioned Projects and Events

Global TIES for Children

Global TIES for Children is an international research center at New York University dedicated to designing, evaluating and advising on programs and policies to improve the lives of children and youth in the most vulnerable regions across the globe.

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For over a decade, IHDSC and faculty from seven NYU academic units have trained incoming and advanced doctoral students from diverse backgrounds to become outstanding researchers in the educational sciences.

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NYU Blueprints for Progressive Change in Juvenile Justice

Blueprints for Progressive Change in Juvenile Justice involves faculty working across disciplinary boundaries to address disparities in youth encounters with the legal system.

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SMART Beginnings

The SMART Beginnings project tests a comprehensive approach to the promotion of school readiness in low-income families.

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Perspectives on A Roadmap To Reducing Child Poverty

Dr. J. Lawrence Aber and Dr. Benard Dreyer served on the expert committee and co-authored A Roadmap to Reducing Childhood Poverty. On Wednesday, October 30th, Drs. Aber and Dreyer offered their perspectives on the report and discussed the proposed policies and programs with Jennifer Jones-Austin and Dr. Xavier de Souza Briggs.

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Social Science for Impact Forum

NYU's Social Science for Impact Forum includes NYU researchers presenting insights into three unique datasets housed at NYU and opportunities for NYU-based teams to apply for small awards that leverage the datasets to answer compelling research questions and inform policy.

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IHDSC Seed Award Program

IHDSC is committed to funding new projects that bridge multiple domains of expertise and further the mission of the Institute.

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