October 4, 2022

CSDE Seminar Series

Panel: Climate and Health, Washington 2022 Report
When: October 7, 2022
Where: In-Person in 101 Hans Rosling Building

Virtually via zoom, register here

Join the editors of the Climate and Health/Washington 2022: A Special Report on Impacts and SolutionsDrs. Howard Frumkin, and Mark Vossler (Eds) and published by the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility for a discussion with CSDE Affiliate Jeremy Hess and moderated by CSDE Affiliates Ann Bostrom and Peter Catron.
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ann bostrom, jeremy hess, howard frumkin, mark vossler

CSDE Research & Highlights

CSDE Affiliate Trotter’s New Book Receives Award!

CSDE Affiliate LaTonya Trotter receives an award from the British Sociological Association’s Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize.  The prize is awarded to the book for making the “most significant contribution to medical sociology/sociology of health and illness” in 2022. The prize announcement can be found here! Let’s congratulate Dr. Trotter on this amazing achievement!
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CSDE Affiliate Berridge Publishes in Frontiers in Sociology

CSDE Affiliate Clara Berridge and co-author Alisa Grigorovich have published a new article in Frontiers of Sociology. The study focuses on the aging process partnered with critical disability, race and feminists studies to explore algorithmic harms of surveillance technologies on older adults and care workers within nursing homes in the U.S. and Canada. This paper illustrates specific ways in which important insights from critical race, disability and feminist studies helps us draw out the power of ageism as a rhetorical and analytical tool.
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Swanson Publishes Report on Underreporting of Covid-19 Cases

External Affiliate David Swanson and colleagues recently published a paper in Current Science estimating the global underreporting of COVID-19 cases, 1 January 2020 to 6 May 2022.

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CSDE Affiliates and Colleagues Pen Opinion on Social Connection and Well-Being

CSDE Affiliates Ali MokdadKyle CrowderSara Curran, and Jody Early, along with Dan Barnes (of the Barnes Family Foundation) and Meg Robertson, recently wrote an opinion about the scientific founds for linking social connectedness to health and well-being.  Published online at Think Global Health, the opinion argues for new research and efforts to better understand social connectedness and its role in promoting sustained well-being.

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Updates from the CSDE Research & Training Cores

Computational Demography Working Group (CDWG) Autumn 2022 Schedule

The Computational Demography Working Group (CDWG) at the University of Washington meets weekly to provide an interdisciplinary forum for discussions of digital and computational approaches to demographic research. The workshop features a range of paper presentations, methods demonstrations, software tutorials and professional development. The CDWG is sponsored by the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology (CSDE), the eScience Institute and OBSSR T32 Grant #1T32HD101442-01. We welcome anyone with interest in computational demography (broadly defined).This Fall we will split CDWG between Brown Bag (sign up link above) with open sign up/proposal for research presentation,

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CSDE Science Core – Upcoming Workshops

Each quarter, CSDE offers 3-5 workshops on data sources, statistical and biomarker methodology, introductions to analysis programs, and more, all given by CSDE staff and faculty affiliates. These workshops can include hands-on training in novel methods and programming, lectures on innovative data sources, and discussions of important issues in research and data collection. Over the coming academic year, CSDE will offer a diverse and exciting set of workshops, some of which will be offered in person and others remotely via Zoom.

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Early Career Demographers Invited to Join FIELD Initiative

The James F. Holmes Future Inclusion and Equity Leadership Development (FIELD) Initiative (based at Georgetown University) is seeking early to mid career demographers who would be interested in having a more influential voice in shaping census data and approaches that can better reflect the diversity of the U.S. population. If you are interested in learning more about this initiative or know of someone who might be, please fill out this Google Form [docs.google.com].

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Berkeley Interdisciplicary Migration Initiative Webinar

The Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI) will be hosting a webinar entitled “Archipelagos and Specters: Refugee Settlers and Climate Refugees” on October 20th.

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Census Bureau Accepting Comments on ACS Through Nov. 14

The PAA/APC Government and Public Affairs Committee wants interested members to know that the Census Bureau is currently accepting public comments regarding the American Community Survey (ACS). Specifically, through November 14, the Bureau is accepting comments regarding proposed revisions to information collection activities on both the ACS and the Puerto Rico Community Survey. The most significant revisions would add an internet self-response option to the group quarters data collection operation and allow for the use of administrative data to respond to questions regarding housing characteristics. 

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UW Office of Global Affairs Launches New Opportunities for Working Group on Global Environmental Change

UW Office of Global Affairs is seeking faculty, staff and doctoral students interested in global environmental change through international treaty processes, committees, and organizations.

Come learn more about international processes, why they matter, how to engage with them, and how your research can support sustainable and resilient development. The goal of this new cross-disciplinary community is to empower UW faculty, staff and advanced graduate students to actively engage in global environmental change and to deepen ties and strengthen collaborations across the UW. 

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