|About||Harvard's home for social science research.|
Our scientific mission is: (1) to create, and make widely accessible, statistical, computational, and analytical tools for the social sciences; and (2) to use these tools for understanding and solving major problems that affect society and the well-being of human populations.
The organizational mission is: (1) to foster interdisciplinary, often large-scale, and highly collaborative projects that cannot readily be accomplished in isolation within the traditional setting of individual departments; and (2) to build a scientific culture where faculty, students, and staff work side by side, not only to solve their own problems in their own disciplines, but also to seek out problems in unrelated or applied areas amenable to the same approach.
The IQSS community works to create tools, foster collaboration and offer services to support Social Science research across Harvard University.
We cross boundaries to work on real world problems in social sciences. Our technical skills and organizational support allow us to tackle issues in new ways, and apply our advances to more people, more quickly.
Research Computing Environment (RCE)
The Dataverse Network