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Programs & Outreach Social Science Innovation Series

Have you ever had an idea for turning the knowledge gained from your research into a business or a non-profit but wondered how to do It? Join us for a series of conversations about how we can use social science innovation to help find solutions to the toughest challenges in society. We’ll help you explore and understand the possible paths and available Cornell structures to support your innovation applications from academic research to improve cultural, financial, environmental, and social sustainability while achieving social impact and perhaps financial return.

The Social Science Innovation Series will engage in the exploration of opportunities offered in this thought-provoking field.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Social Science Innovation Series #2: The Broader Landscape Panel

May 25, 2022

In a second session, the Broader Landscape, we have invited pioneers in social innovation who shared their perspectives on innovation in the social sciences, and their expectations and vision for the future of this growing area.

Social Science Innovation Series #1: Virtual Fireside Chat with Professor Peter Enns

March 10, 2022

For the first session, we heard from Professor Peter Enns, the Robert S. Harrison Director of the Cornell Center for Social Sciences and co-founder of Verasight, in a virtual fireside chat about the experience and the lessons learned about applying his research in the real world for social and business impact.