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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
We’re hiring! SPARQ is looking to hire a postdoctoral research fellow to join our criminal justice projects. Read on to learn more!
Sunday, March 27, 2022
We are seeking motivated students to participate firsthand in social psychology research in the media industry!
Friday, March 11, 2022
We’re hiring! SPARQ is looking to hire a lab manager to join our team. Read on to learn more!
Monday, December 20, 2021

Across all sectors of society, people are working to address long standing disparities and inspire social change. The team at SPARQ is doing so as well, tackling pressing issues of the day from police-community relations to culturally inclusive education to conversations about race. Read our newsletter for updates from the SPARQ team and our affiliates.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
New research conducted by SPARQ Co-Director Jennifer Eberhardt and colleagues have uncovered racial disparities in family conversations in the home following George Floyd's death and the tone of voice used in police traffic stops on the street.
Monday, July 19, 2021

In her inaugural presidential column in the Observer, new APS President Jennifer Eberhardt explores psychological science’s great potential for real-world impact with SPARQ Co-Director Hazel Rose Markus and Managing Director MarYam Hamedani.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The SPARQ team has been working hard in the field and in the lab to combat bias, increase inclusion, and inspire change. From classrooms to police departments, from social networking apps to popular films, our research and partnerships work to harness insights from behavioral science for a more just, equitable, and effective society. Read on for more updates about the SPARQ team and our partners.

Friday, December 4, 2020
2020 has been a challenging year – from new and historic pandemics, to divisiveness over the future of society, to uncertainty over the path forward. Check out our newsletter for updates on how SPARQ and our research and practitioner partners are working to address disparities, bridge divides, and inspire change.
Monday, October 19, 2020

As society continues to reflect on how to address issues of race, bias, and policing, SPARQ Co-Director Jennifer Eberhardt shares her expertise and data-driven learnings from her long-term work on this issue.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Jennifer Eberhardt speaks at TED2020: Uncharted about how we can use science to break down the societal and personal biases that unfairly target Black people. To accompany her talk, we are also excited to share our new resource: Where Do We Go From Here? Insights from Social Science. It offers a curated set of stories, science, and solutions to help people make sense of the current moment and begin to envision a path forward.

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