May 2, 2018

CSDE Seminar Series

Probabilistic Method for Combining Internal Migration Data

     When:  Friday, May 4, 2018 (12:30-1:30 PM)
     Where:  121 Raitt Hall

Guy Abel, Asian Demographic Research Institute and the Vienna Institute of Demography

An Earl and Edna Stice Memorial Lecture

In order to fully understand the causes and consequences of population migration, researchers and policy makers require timely and consistent data. Migration data are commonly obtained from censuses, registers or surveys. Each of these data sources can vary in their measurement of accuracy, coverage of population, undercount and definitions of a migration event.

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CSDE Workshops

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, Seattle - Application Deadline this Friday

     When:  Monday, Jun 18, 2018     
     Where:  eScience Institute, UW

CSDE trainee and fellow Connor Gilroy is organizing a Seattle satellite location of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science. SICSS-Seattle will be held from Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 22, at the eScience Institute of the University of Washington. Applications are open through May 4, and you can apply here.

SICSS is for both social scientists and data scientists, broadly conceived, and the program is intended for graduate students and others doing computational social science research at the University of Washington and in the broader Seattle and Puget Sound area.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Alexes Harris Wins UW Distinguished Teaching Award

CSDE Affiliate Alexes Harris, Professor of Sociology, was just announced as a recipient of the University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award. The award, which is the university’s highest award for instruction, recognizes Harris for her exceptional leadership within the Sociology department.

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Alexes Harris

Ann Bostrom Explores How the Public Perceives Hurricane Risks

Despite advanced technical forecasting, hurricanes continue to trigger devastating human and economic losses. CSDE Affiliate Ann Bostrom, a Professor at the Evans School, examines how the public perceives hurricane risk in “Eyeing the Storm: How Residents of Coastal Florida see Hurricane Forecasts and Warning.” 

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Kam Wing Chan Uses Interactive Migration Maps to Explore the Future of Mega Cities

By 2100, at least 10 cities are projected to have populations that exceed 50 million. How will this change take shape – and how will it impact society? The latest issue of Ensia tackled this question – and the authors used migration maps from CSDE Affiliate Kam Wing Chan, Professor of Geography, to share their story.

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