Latest News and Events
The Philippine Social Science Council extends its sincerest and heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Filomin C. Gutierrez for being this year’s
CALL FOR APPLICATIONSGelia Castillo Award for Research on Social Innovations in Health The call for applications for the Gelia Castillo
PSSC awards 2022 VAM Excellence in Research Award to medical anthropologist Paul Gideon D. Lasco, MD, PhD
The Philippine Social Science Council is pleased to announce that Paul Gideon D. Lasco, MD, PhD has been chosen as
Social Science and Society Lectures
These lectures by subject-matter experts on various social science topics were delivered either by individuals who are affiliated with the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) or during PSSC-organized events.
Demographic Correlates of Late-Life Depression in the Philippines: Exploring Gender Differences by Sanny Afable | 1st LMS Prize
On 6 April 2022, Sanny Boy D. Afable of the UP Population Institute was awarded the Philippine Social Science Council’s 1st Loretta Makasiar Sicat Prize
On 2 March 2022, Dr. Gideon Lasco, Board Member of Ugnayang Pang-Agham Tao (UGAT), was conferred the Philippine Social Science Council’s 9th Virginia A. Miralao
On July 29, 2019, Dr. Lisa Bersales presented the official statistics from Philippine Statistics Authority during PSSC’s forum, “Statistics and the Social Sciences: Responding to
Lecture by Dr. Mellissa Withers on “Politics, Public Health, and the Pandemic” during the 2021 PMRN General Assembly
Dr. Mellissa Withers, Executive Director of the APRU Global Health Program, presents her lecture on how immigrants in the United States have been impacted by the pandemic during the 2021 Philippine Migration Research Network General Assembly held last March 1-2, 2021.
Featured Social Scientists
PSSC takes pride in its roster of social scientists who have served the discipline and the nation throughout the years. Get to know them and their valuable work here.
Think Pieces presents the views, arguments, reflections and insights of Filipino scholars and educators on various topics of national interests and current events. The articles, essays and related resources in this page seek to encourage critical thinking and spark meaningful exchanges. Think Pieces is developed by the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) in cooperation with its member-organizations.
Usapang Sosyal is a public affairs talk program with social scientists from different disciplines discussing the most important social issues
For its first episode, the Philippine Social Science Council invited Dr. Filomin Gutierrez to talk
In the second episode of Usapang Sosyal, we are joined by Dr. Roland Tolentino and
Let’s talk about the recent COP 26 and the imminent challenge of climate change. Join
Watch these webinars organized or co-organized by PSSC and its member-organizations.
The Filipino Migration Experience introduces a new dimension to the usual depiction of migrants as disenfranchised workers or marginal ethnic groups. Mina Roces suggests alternative
Preventing Pandemics: Future Directions of the Social Sciences in Global Health | A Roundtable Discussion
With the COVID-19 pandemic exposing the long-standing stark global inequalities and fragilities, how can we prevent another global medical crisis? The Philippine Social Science Council
On 8 August, 2021, the Philippine Social Science Council held a webinar entitled “Examining the COVID-19 Responses of Korea and the Philippines” to recognize the