February 14, 2023

CSDE Seminar Series

CSDE invites you to join us for a Panel on U.S. Immigration and Detention Dynamics this week!

     When:  Friday, Feb 17, 2023 (12:30-1:30 PM PT)
     Where:  101 Hans Rosling Center or Zoom Here

How do changes in U.S. immigration detention capacity influence interior immigration enforcement in the surrounding region? What can we expect to happen to enforcement rates if a detention center closes, opens, or expands? Using records obtained via the Freedom of Information Act and other sources, we have assembled national-level panel data for the period from October 2015 through June 2019. 

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Grembowski and Leibbrand Publish New Article on the Stability of Health Insurance Coverage

CSDE External Affiliate David Grembowski and Co-author Christine Leibbrand recently published “A Conceptual Model of Health Insurance Stability in the United States Health Care System” in Health Services Management Research. The paper seeks to advance our understanding of the dynamics of health insurance coverage and guide future research by presenting a new conceptual model of health insurance stability. Drawing from theory and evidence in the literature the authors posit that personal and plan characteristics

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Fredriksen-Goldsen Uses Population-Based Study to Examine Health, Economic, and Social Disparities among Sexually Diverse Adults

A new study entitled “Health, Economic, and Social Disparities among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Sexually Diverse Adults: Results from a Population-Based Study” was recently published in Behavioral Medicine by CSDE Affiliate Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen. The study uses Washington State Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data from years 2011-2019 to investigate a variety of outcomes among adults, 18 years and older.

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Swanson Publishes New Article Examining New Disclosure Avoidance System from US Census Bureau

CSDE External Affiliate David Swanson has published an article entitled “The effect of the differential privacy disclosure avoidance system proposed by the Census Bureau on 2020 Census Products: Four case studies of census blocks in Mississippi” in Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. This paper utilizes a demonstration product file provided by the Census Bureau to assess the errors introduced by the system at the census block level in Mississippi.

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New Article On Global Patterns of Migration for Zagheni

In his latest article “Global patterns of migration of scholars with economic development” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, CSDE External Affiliate Emilio Zagheni utilizes metadata to estimate migration of scholars based on information on changes in their institutional affiliations over time. The authors produce a database of yearly international migration flows of scholars, for all countries from 1998 to 2017. Utilizing the open-access database to provide descriptive evidence on the relationship between economic development and the emigration propensity of scholars.

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Updates from the CSDE Research & Training Cores

CSDE Workshop: Introduction to the UNIX/Linux Shell (2/23/23)

On February 23, join CSDE for a workshop on Unix/Linux with Instructor Phil Hurvitz!

In this workshop, students will learn the basics of interacting with the Unix operating system through the Unix shell, which is an interactive terminal that accepts interactive command-line or scripted input and produces printed or stored outputs. By the end of the workshop, students will learn about the overall organization of the Unix system, including a set of Unix commands and utilities, the structure of and use of the Unix file system, and some practical applications.

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CSDE Matching Support: applications open

CSDE is available to provide matching in-kind or monetary support to accompany a submission to other on-campus funding mechanism, such as PHI, EarthLab, or Urban@UW.

All projects must have a CSDE affiliate who is UW faculty and is listed as a PI or co-PI, with any number of other collaborators.

Note that we strongly suggest contacting either Development Core Director (Steven Goodreau) or CSDE Director (Sara Curran) to discuss possibilities for your specific proposal before submission.

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CSDE Population Research Planning Grants (PRPGs): applications open

PRPGs are esigned to provide in-kind support and/or funds of up to $25k* to support a wide array of activity types throughout the development of a research project. As part of our mission to complement rather than duplicate other campus opportunities such as the Population Health Initiative, seed grants we will consider funding things activities such as:

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*New* International Migration Review Latest Issue Released

The latest issue of the International Migration Review (IMR) was just released.  Check out the new research here.

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*New* February Issue of Demography Recently Posted

The latest issue of Demography is available for access.  This is an open access journal for anyone!  Enjoy reading about, and appreciating, the breadth and depth of population research from state variability in life span and cause-of-death to the impact of structural inequality on family life, age and cohort trends in forms of family support, educational assortative marriage trends in China, disasters and migration, suburbanization and urban segregation, and mortality trends and its causes and impacts.

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Apply for UWRA Scholarships and Fellowships in Aging! (Due 2/15/2023)

UW students are invited to apply for the 2022-2023 cycle of UWRA Scholarships and Fellowships in Aging. These awards are available to students in any field who are pursuing research or preparing for careers related to aging. More information can be found here. Applications for the UWRA Scholarship in Aging must be submitted by February 15. The application form can be found and submitted here.

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UW International Security Colloquium is Set to Host Next Talk in 2023 Series (2/17/2023 @ 1:30-3:00PM)

Join UWISC as they host UW PhD student Jessica Sciarone, who will be presenting a paper, titled “Why Women Are (Not Always) Right: Radicalization Pathways of Women in Far-Right Extremist Organizations.” This is fascinating and timely research and should make for excellent discussion. Her paper is attached.

UW political science Ph.D. student Jana Foxe will serve as the discussant.

The talk will be held from 1:30-3:00pm on Friday, February 17th in Gowen 1A. 

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NIH Notice of Special Interest Grant: Research and Capacity Building Efforts Related to Bioethical Issues (Due 2/17/2023)

The NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP) within the Office of the Director (OD) announces the availability of administrative supplements to support 1) research on bioethical issues to develop or support the development of an evidence base that may inform future policy directions, and/or 2) certain efforts to develop or augment bioethics research capacity. Applicants may propose to supplement parent awards focused on bioethics or to address a component related to bioethics in a biomedical and/or health-related behavioral research study.

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NAtional Institutes of Health


Harry Bridges Center Offers Grants for Labor Research To Graduate Students! (Due 2/21/2023)

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies currently seeks applications from University of Washington graduate students for grants of up to $5,000 for research about work, workers, and workers’ organizations. Applicants must explain the significance of their proposed research to the interdisciplinary field of labor studies. Proposals must indicate how the research is likely to generate important new information, interpretations, scholarly resources, and contributions to the applicant’s discipline and field. Research may focus on any dimension of labor in the United States or abroad

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Urban@UW Announces Request for Application for the Research to Action Collaboratory (RAC) (Due 2/24/2023)

The RFA invites teams of community members, researchers and students across the University of Washington who are excited to co-produce actionable, community-centered research and knowledge for persistent urban-focused problems. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, March 24 at 5:00 pm PST.

The Research to Action Collaboratory, launched last month, is an accelerator program that builds the transformational capacity of collaborative research teams to address sustainability and resilience across urban areas and the Pacific Northwest.

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*New* PRB Research-to-Media Pitch Challenge: Improving Public Information About Maternal and Child Health Through Media Engagement (Due 2/24/2023)

Through a series of virtual meetings and flexible, short assignments designed to respect the competing demands of academic life, the Research-to-Media Pitch Challenge (March-April 2023) will guide researchers through the foundational steps of positioning and pitching their work for media. We are inviting applications from researchers at Population Dynamics Research Centers funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Researchers planning to attend the PAA Conference in person are especially encouraged to apply.

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*NEW* NAM Funding Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards (Due: 2/27/23)

A funding opportunity unlike any other! The National Academy of Medicine’s Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards is accepting bold, new ideas to promote health throughout the lifespan. Two-page narrative applications accepted through February 27, 2023, at 11:59 pm EST. Individuals and teams from all disciplines and sectors, including Public Health with novel ideas to extend human health and well-being, at any stage of life, are invited to apply. The competition is simple—a 2-page narrative submission is all it takes to be considered for an award worth $50K

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Summer Institute in Migration Research Methods at UC Berkeley (Due 3/1/2023)

The 2023 Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Institute is hosting its fifth summer institute.  Next summer it will focus on interviewing for migration research.  Several UW faculty and students have participated over the years and it has proven to be an important and productive program.  Here is a link to the program details.

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U.S. Policy Communication Training Program (Due 3/5/2023)

The training program has two main components. The week-long workshop in Washington, D.C. in June 2023 focuses on the role of research on the policy process and techniques for effective communication of research findings to decisionmakers, media, and nontechnical audiences. During the 2023-2024 academic year, participants will apply the lessons learned during the workshop in their preparation of two policy communication materials (for example, policy briefs, blogs, or op-eds) based on their dissertations or related research topics.

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Call for Panel Submissions for IAPHS Fall Conference (Due 3/6/2023)

The Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) will be hosting it’s Fall conference on “Gender, Sexuality, and Health Across the Life Course: Current Challenges and Opportunities for Population Health and Health Equity”. Groups of individuals are invited to submit panels that will present original research or engage in innovative discussions that push the boundaries of population health science, practice, theory, methods, student training, or technological innovations (or a combination of these) around a significant issue related to population health.

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The Office of Research Invites Applicants to Apply for the Royalty Research Fund Program for Spring 2023 (Due 3/6/2023)

The “Royalty” in RRF is the royalty and licensing fee income generated by the University’s technology transfer program. These funds are awarded as small grants to advance new directions in research, particularly:

  1. In disciplines for which external funding opportunities are minimal, and/or
  2. For faculty who are junior in rank, and/or
  3. In cases where funding may provide unique opportunities to increase applicants’ competitiveness for subsequent funding.
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The American Council of Learned Societies Opens Fellowship Opportunities (Due 3/15/2023)

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) announces the fifth competition for Leading Edge Fellowships, made possible by the generous support of the Mellon Foundation. The program demonstrates the dynamic capacity of the humanities to advance justice and equity in society.

In 2023, the ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship Program will offer 22 two-year fellowships partnering recent humanities and interpretive social sciences PhDs with organizations advancing social justice and equity in communities across the United States.


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*New* Gathering Collaborative & King County Announce $25m Grant Program to Address Racism is a Public Health Crisis (Due 3/26/2023)

The Gathering Collaborative along with King County government invites community and business partners across the region to join in continuing the critical work to undo the harms of systemic racism, which was declared a public health crisis by King County in 2020. Envisioned jointly by community members and King County in August 2021 and launched in March 2022, The Gathering Collaborative is a group of trusted community members who are involved to uplift Black and Indigenous people and their communities – those who are most directly harmed by racism.

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Request for Information (RFI): Future Directions in Violence Against Women Research (Due 3/31/2023)

This Request for Information (RFI) is intended to gather public input on priority scientific directions in violence against women (VAW) research. This includes cisgender, transgender, and gender-diverse persons who identify as a woman or girl, as well as other individuals assigned female at birth but who may not identify as a woman or girl. Specifically, the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD),

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