The human dimension encompasses the social, cultural, economic and governance issues of relevance to the vision and mission of ICES. SIHD is a network of researchers and managers within the ICES community working to provide support for the integration of social and economic sciences and the humanities into the organization's work.
SIHD aims to develop and support ICES initiatives, identify gaps in knowledge and methods, and link to projects and researchers beyond ICES to fill these gaps.
SIHD expert groups
Expert groups related SIHD activitites seek to advance social science research, catalyse new collaborations between social and natural sciences, and to increase ICES capacity to support future requests addressing social or economic issues.
SIHD encourages interactions between the scientists in these groups and other scientists in the ICES network as well as interacting with the groups to identify opportunities to further integrate social sciences into the work of ICES.