April 17, 2018

CSDE Seminar Series

PAA Trainee Presentations

     When:  Friday, Apr 20, 2018 (12:30 - 1:30 PM)
     Where:  121 Raitt Hall

CSDE trainees will practice their presentations for the Population Association of America 2018 Annual Meeting. Join us to learn more about their research as they gear up for PAA at the end of the month. Presenters include:

  • Trainee Rebecca Rebbe: Child Protection Reports and Placements of Infants Prenatally Exposed to Substances
  • Trainee Lee Fiorio: Understanding Patterns of Human Mobility at Different Time Scales
  • Trainee Connor GilroyExtending the Demography of Sexuality with Digital Trace Data
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CSDE Workshops

CSDE Biomarker Working Group: Adding Genomics Your Study
     When:  Thursday, April 19, 2018 (12:30 - 2:00 PM)
     Where:  114 Raitt Hall

Methods Measuring the Transcriptome, Epigenome, and Microbiome
Noah Snyder-Mackler, Assistant Professor, UW Psychology

The Biomarker Working Group provides a forum for informal discussions of practical and theoretical issues associated with collecting and using biomarker data in social and behavioral science research. Light refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome to attend.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Join us at the CSDE PAA Reception on 4/27!

CSDE fellows, students, affiliates, alumni, supporters, and friends: Please join us at the 2018 CSDE PAA Reception on Friday, April 27th from 6-9pm at Denver Dazzle! Enjoy drinks and light fare and connect with fellow demographers in the CSDE community. Add the event to your calendar here.

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CSDE Fellows Awarded for 2018-19

The CSDE Training Committee is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 CSDE Fellows, Christine Leibbrand  and Hilary Wething. Christine and Hilary have received the CSDE Fellowship funded by the Shanahan Endowment.

The CSDE Fellowship provides tuition, a stipend, health insurance and other benefits. Nineteen applications were submitted from the Departments of Anthropology, Epidemiology, Geography, Sociology, and Statistics, the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance and the School of Social Work.

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Jo Martins, Fei Guo, and David Swanson Explore Global Population Trends

Regional Affiliate David Swanson recently co-authored a comprehensive review of population trends with Fei Guo and Jo Martins. Global Population in Transition, which will be released in June, reviews the history of population change through both a micro and macro lens, and explores the complex relationship between socio-economic factors and population change. In Global Population in Transition, Swanson, Guo, and Martins weave together cross-disciplinary aspects of population change to create a comprehensive review.

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CSDE Affiliates Examine Equity Issues Associated with Tolled Roads

Last week, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan proposed instituting a toll on downtown roads to curb congestion. The Seattle Times examined the potential benefits and implications of the toll. In unpacking the possible equity issues, the Times turned to a 2009 study conducted by Affiliate Jennifer Romich, Associate Professor at the School of Social Work; Affiliate Robert Plotnick, Professor at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance; and Matthew DunbarAssistant Director at CSDE and GIS Specialist.

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