October 8, 2019

CSDE Seminar Series

The 50th Anniversary of Stonewall: Advancing Research on the Health and Well-being of LGBTQ Elders

     When:  Friday, Oct 11, 2019 (12:30PM - 1:30PM)
     Where:  121 Raitt Hall

Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, Ph.D., Professor, UW Department of Sociology and UW Director of Healthy Generations

Fifty years ago the Stonewall riots erupted, often characterized as the spark of the modern gay rights movement. Resulting from social, economic, and environmental disadvantage, health inequities have systematically created greater obstacles to aging for LGBTQ older adults. In this presentation, Professor Karen Fredriksen Goldsen will share findings from the landmark longitudinal project, Aging with Pride: National Health,

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CSDE Research & Highlights

CSDE Affiliate Tyler McCormick Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

CSDE Affiliate and Associate Professor of Statistics and Sociology Tyler McCormick has been awarded a National Institute of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award.  This five-year award will support Tyler’s project, Big Data, Big Models, and Big Bias?: A decision making framework for vital rate estimates based on extrapolation.

Part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the award supports exceptionally creative early career investigators who propose innovative,

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CSDE Trainee Spotlight: Emily D. Pollack

Does human behavior and our wider environment interact together to influence our exposure to infectious diseases? This is the type of critical question CSDE Trainee Emily D. Pollack seeks to answer.

Emily received her B.A. in Anthropology from Stanford University, her M.A. in Biological Anthropology from the University of Washington, and is currently a PhD Candidate for Biological Anthropology here at UW. Emily is pursuing her PhD under the supervision of CSDE Affiliate and Professor of Anthropology Dr.

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Emily Pollack, CSDE Trainee

Computational Demography Working Group (CDWG) Meeting

Mark your calendars! The Computational Demography Working Group (CDWG) is holding its first meeting on Thursday, October 10, 12:00 – 1:30pm in Raitt Hall 114. CDWG is a special interest group cosponsored by CSDE and the eScience Institute. CDWG meets several times a quarter to provide an interdisciplinary forum for discussions of digital and computational approaches to demographic research.

CDWG meetings include informal talks, methods demonstrations, roundtable discussions, and technical tutorials. In the coming year,

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CSDE Affiliate Jane Lee Creates New CSDE Working Group

CSDE Affiliate and Assistant Professor at the UW School of Social Work Jane Lee is starting the “Early Career Women Faculty of Color Working Group”.

This working group aims to support early career women faculty of color by enabling connections, sharing resources for career navigation, and promoting collaborations for research and scholarship. The group seeks to build community and foster a mutual and energizing space to discuss unique issues related to academia for women of color who are early in their careers.

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CSDE Affiliate Jane Lee

Submit Your Project Abstract: CSDE Trainee Lightning Talks & Poster Session

Calling all CSDE Trainees and Students! Have you made progress on a population science project and want feedback? Want to work through some new ideas in a critical but supportive setting? We want to hear about it and it’s also time to submit project abstracts to CSDE’s Fall Lightning Talks

This Lightning Talks and Poster session is a great opportunity to make new connections with faculty and students working in your area,

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