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Nominations are live for the 3rd Loretta Makasiar Sicat Prize for the Social Sciences! The Loretta Makasiar Sicat Prize for the
The country’s leading social scientists and policy makers will meet in the Visayas in what could be the largest gathering
The Philippine Social Science Council is pleased to announce that Christian A. Rosales has been chosen as the recipient of
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.
“The Right to the City in Disaster Risk Reduction” by Timothy James Cipriano | 2nd Loretta Makasiar Sicat Prize for the Social Sciences Awards
On 25 April 2023, Timothy James L. Cipriano of the University of the Philippines Diliman was awarded the PSSC’s 2nd Loretta Makasiar Sicat Prize for
Pigs and ritual-hunting among the highland Tau-Buhid in Mounts Iglit-Baco Natural Park, Philippines by Christian A. Rosales | 2023 Virginia A. Miralao Excellence in Research Award
On 18 April 2023, Christian A. Rosales of Ugnayang Pang-Agham Tao (UGAT) was conferred the 2023 Virginia A. Miralao Excellence in Research Award for his
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
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
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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