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Graduate training in the social and behavioral sciences (SBS) has largely remained unchanged in the past 35 years despite trends toward multidisciplinary research and varying pathways given changing workforce needs. To help identify how SBS graduate education could be adapted given these trends, the Board on Science Education convened a 2-day workshop in June 2017 on graduate training in the social and behavioral sciences. Participants included current SBS graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and academic leaders, members of professional societies, funding agencies, and leaders in government and business. This publication briefly summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Graduate Training in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: Proceedings of a Workshop--in Brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24891.

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12 pages | 8.5 x 11 |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/24891

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