January 24, 2017

CSDE Seminar Series

Population Research Discovery Seminar: Benjamin Cerf

     When:  Friday, Jan 27, 2017 (12:30 - 1:30 PM PT)
     Where:  University of Washington, 120 Communications Building

Research Funding and Subsequent Outcomes of Underrepresented Doctoral Students in STEM Fields

Foreign born students comprise a large share of doctoral candidates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and those who remain in the US labor market upon graduation play an important role in promoting economic growth and development in the US. Relative quality of foreign and domestic job offers, as well as the availability of H1B visas, play an important role in a person’s decision to stay in the US;

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Benjamin Cerf

CSDE Workshops

Intro to Stata - TODAY

     When:  Tuesday, Jan 24 & 31, 2017 (4:00 - 6:00 PM PT)
     Where:  University of Washington, 117 Savery Hall

This workshop offers an introduction to the statistical programming language Stata, meeting two consecutive Tuesdays (Jan 24 and Jan 31) from 4 pm to 6 pm. It assumes no prior experience with Stata but does assume familiarity with basic statistical concepts. Contact Anita Rocha for more information.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Bettina Shell-Duncan and Eleanor Brindle Publish Research on Allergic Diseases in Children

Bettina Shell-Duncan, CSDE Affiliate and UW professor of anthropology, and Eleanor Brindle, Director of Biodemography at CSDE, recently published their research on hay fever, asthma, eczema, and infectious diseases in children of rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Their study found that allergic diseases were common among children from the area and turned up results consistent with existing hypotheses on household animals and allergy incidence. The positive associations they discovered between allergic disease and earth housing materials, however,

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