The National Science Foundation on Thursday released "Rebuilding the Mosaic," outlining the agency's plans for providing support in the social sciences. The report places a strong emphasis on research that is "interdisciplinary, data-intensive and collaborative." Among the subject areas identified for a special focus:
- Population change.
- Sources of disparities.
- Communication, language and linguistics.
- Technology, new media and social networks.
The report is the result of a year-long review.