October 24, 2022

CSDE Seminar Series

Lessons from a Century of Black Migration

     When:  Friday, Oct 28, 2022 (12:30-1:30 PM)
     Where:  In-person in 101 Hans Rosling Center or by zoom (register here)

Join us for this week’s CSDE lecture with guest speaker Professor Tod G. Hamilton (Princeton University) who will speak on “Lessons from a Century of Black Migration”.

Professor Hamilton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Faculty Associate of the Office of Population Research at Princeton University. His research interests are in the field of demography, with an emphasis on immigration and health. His current research evaluates the relative importance of culture and selective migration in explaining differential patterns of stratification between U.S.-born and foreign-born individuals in the United States.

If you would like to meet with Professor Hamilton for a one-on-one meeting, please sing up here!

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Hajat and Peckham Publish on Inequitable Burden of COVID-19 Among Marginalized Older Workers

CSDE Affiliate Anjum Hajat and External Affiliate Trevor Peckham recently published research results in The Journal of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Their study entitled “The Inequitable Burden of the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Marginalized Older Workers in the United States: An Intersectional Approach” examines the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on employment conditions by race/ethnicity, gender and educational attainment and the association between such conditions and well-being in older adults in the United States.

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Laird and Partners Awarded $26M NSF Grant to Develop Center for Smart Streetscapes

CSDE External Affiliate Jennifer Laird and partners at Columbia University have been awarded a $26M grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant, which is expected to bring $980,456 to Lehman over five years, supports research centers focused on developing engineered systems technology and educational initiatives with high societal impact. It will fund the research and development of streetscape applications using advanced wireless technology to forge livable, safe, and inclusive urban communities—while promoting privacy and security.

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Hiramori Receives Start Up Grant for Queer Quantitative Sociology Program in Japan

CSDE External Affiliate Daiki Hiramori has received a prestigious “Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up” from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. The title of the project “Queer Quantitative Sociology in Japan: Possibilities and Potentialities” will support research on (1) attitudes toward sexual and gender minorities, (2) the demographic diversity of sexual and gender minority populations, and (3) sexuality stratification (stratification by sexual orientations that are recognized normative or non-normative) in Japan.

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Swanson and Co-Authors Receive Terrie Award for Best Paper at the Southern Demographic Conference

CSDE External Affiliate David Swanson and co-authors recently presented a paper entitled “Boosted Regression Trees for Small Area Population Forecasting” at the 2022 conference of the Southern Demographic Association. The authors received the “Terrie” Award as the best paper in applied demography presented at the conference.

Let’s wish Dr. Swanson a huge congrats on his third time receiving this award!

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Please share your accomplishments with CSDE!

CSDE would love to celebrate your accomplishments. If you have a new grant, award, paper, book, editorial, or media coverage, please email csde@uw.edu. We can feature your achievements in our weekly newsletter, and share select items with the Center for Public Information on Population Research to broadcast to a larger audience. This publicity broadens awareness of your work and can facilitate collaborations and other synergies.

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Updates from the CSDE Research & Training Cores

CSDE Fall 2022 Lightning Talks and Poster Session Extended Deadline!

This is a reminder that applications are currently open for graduate students to present their research and receive feedback at CSDE’s Fall 2022 Lightning Talks and Poster Session. We welcome applications from all graduate students (details below). CSDE Fellows and Trainees should especially consider taking advantage of this opportunity.

The application window has been EXTENDED to next Friday, October 28 by COB. The link to the application is below! We would love to receive your submissions!

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Berkeley Population Center (BPC) Offers Pilot Grant for Seed or ‘Risky’ Research Projects!
Two times a year, Berkeley Population Center (BPC) affiliates and other faculty with PI status may apply for a pilot grant for seed or ‘risky’ research projects. They encourage innovative research that is ‘risky’ in the sense that the researcher has uncertainty about the form of the results. Proposed research should also be aligned with their signature themes of Demography and Data Science, Formal Demography, Reproduction and HIV, Population Health, and Family Policy.
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New Issue Available from Population Research and Political Review

Check out this new issue from Population Research and Political Review! The October issue includes 16 new articles with great content from topics of economic integration to food aid and fertility.

The new issue can be found here!

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Join UW International Security Colloquium for Research Presentation on How Prolonged Contact Does not Change Perceptions of Immigrants in the Context of Wartime Settings

On Friday October 28 (3-4:30pm Pacific Time), the UW International Security Colloquium will host Dr. Yang-Yang Zhou’s presentation “Prolonged Contact Does Not Reshape Locals’ Attitudes toward Migrants in Wartime Settings: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan.” Dr. Zhou’s work is both methodologically and substantively rich, and it should make for a fascinating presentation and discussion.

See poster here!

Dr. Zhou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia and is a Harvard Academy Scholar and CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar for 2021-2023.

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Urban@UW and CSDE to Host In-Person Meeting On Homelessness Research!

As part of the Homelessness Research Initiative Urban@UW and CSDE will be partnering to host an in-person gathering on November 29th, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

The event will be held at the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health (room 101), on the Seattle campus. You may RSVP here  and we ask you to provide a brief description of your relevant research related to homelessness. This form will be used as a resource for all those who are interested in being part of this group.

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Institute for Education Sciences Releases a New FY 2023 Request for Applications

The Institute for Education Sciences (IES) has released a new request for applications for fiscal year 2023 (FY 2023). The National Center for Education Research (NCER)  is inviting applications for leadership of a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Research Network and research teams for the Digital Learning Platforms Network.

NCER seeks to establish a new CTE Research Network and to expand the Digital Learning Platforms Network, also known as SEERNet (https://www.seernet.org),

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NSF Biological Anthropology Program- Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

The National Science Foundation is offering Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants that supports doctoral research including field, laboratory and computational research on human and nonhuman primate adaptation, variation and evolution to advance knowledge about human origins and the dynamics between biology and culture.

The anticipated funding amount is $600,000 to $800,000 per fiscal year (1 October through 30 September), pending availability of funds.

Project budgets should be developed at scales appropriate for the work to be conducted.

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