Call for Research: Columbia Social Science Research Training Workshop for Chinese High School Students

The Columbia Social Sciences Research Training Workshop is a program jointly initiated by Columbia University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics(INCITE), Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, and Teenager Innovation and Challenge Projects(ICProjects). This workshop is specially designed for highly motivated Chinese high school students interested in the study of social sciences (economics, sociology, political sciences, psychology, etc.)
 

October 12, 2016

The Columbia Social Sciences Research Training Workshop is a program jointly initiated by Columbia University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics(INCITE), Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, and Teenager Innovation and Challenge Projects(ICProjects). This workshop is specially designed for highly motivated Chinese high school students interested in the study of social sciences (economics, sociology, political sciences, psychology, etc.)

Participating students will be required to conduct a project as a team on the theme of environmental challenge. Submitted project reports will be reviewed by Columbia faculty and scholars. Around 20 selected winning teams will be invited to a Columbia Social Science Research Training Workshop held on February 3rd-5th, 2016 in Suzhou or February 7th-9th, 2017 in Beijing. During the 3-day workshop, students invited from across China will have the opportunity to join Columbia faculty and scholars for discussions on social sciences and research methods, interviews, and site visits. Participating students will also collaborate to complete a research project with the guidance of the advisors.

Timeline:

  • November 20th, Deadline of application to the workshop
  • December 26th, Deadline of submitting project report
  • January 6th, Announcement of selected winning teams
  • February 3rd- 5th, Research Training Workshop (Suzhou)
  • February 7th-9th, Research Training Workshop (Beijing)

For the Application Form and more information about the workshop and themes, please click the links to download the document.

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jason Yu through email at socialsciencesummer@columbia.edu or info@icprojects.org or telephone at 010-56497430.