Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

March 22, 2019

CSDE 2019 Grant Writing Summer Program

In summer 2019, CSDE will offer its summer grant writing program.  This program is designed to assist early-career scholars and those who are relatively new to the process of writing applications for grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Participants will be coached through the process of developing a competitive application.  Participants will learn more about NIH grant mechanisms, grant-writing, grant reviewing, while also engaging in an intensive writing workshop, with regular meetings, discussion sessions,

Join us for the CSDE PAA Reception in Austin!

CSDE fellows, students, affiliates, alumni, supporters, and friends are invited to the 2019 CSDE PAA Reception!

Friday, April 12, 2019, 6 PM
Room 401, JW Marriott
110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

Drinks and light fare will be provided.

Join us for the CSDE PAA Reception in Austin!

Mar 22, 2019

  When: Nov 30, -0001

CSDE fellows, students, affiliates, alumni,

UW News Features Amelia Gavin’s Research on Potential Causes of Preterm Birth Among African-American Women

UW News has posted the following piece, by Social Work faculty member and CSDE affiliate Amelia Gavin, on her research into the potential causes of preterm birth among African-American women. You can read the story here:

Thank you affiliate and professor Amelia Gavin for important research showing how exposure to stress & racism impact risk of pre term births among African American women.


UW News Features Amelia Gavin’s Research on Potential Causes of Preterm Birth Among African-American Women

Mar 22,

Lee Fiorio and Connor Gilroy Featured in College of Arts & Sciences Story

Thank you for this story about UW Soc Sci grad students and as great examples of how grad students can be at leading edge of data science and social science. BTW also trainees and leaders of Computational Demog. working group

Lee Fiorio and Connor Gilroy Featured in College of Arts & Sciences Story

Mar 22, 2019

  When: Nov 30,

“Aging Across UW” Reception and Flash Talks

April 18, 4-5:30pm, Building XXX.

Join CSDE as we bring together students, faculty, and staff to discuss aging-related research and opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Selected faculty members from Health Services, Anthropology, Biology, Social Work, and the Simpson Center for the Humanities will give flash talks on their research agendas and aging-related research activities happening in their departments. Flash talk topics range from the demography of dog aging, to the role of technology in elder care,

Matilda White Riley Honors Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Paper Competition

The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) invites Early Stage Investigators (ESI, within 10 years of their terminal degree) to participate in the NIH Matilda White Riley Honors Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Paper Competition. Initiated as an annual distinguished scholar lecture, OBSSR expanded the Matilda White Riley Honors event in 2016 to recognize emerging scientists with a competition for peer-reviewed articles by ESIs. OBSSR will pay the travel expenses for up to four ESI honorees to present the findings from their accepted paper and participate in a moderated discussion of future behavioral and social sciences research possibilities during the 12th annual meeting,

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Computational and Statistical Methods to Enhance Discovery from Health Data


The National Library of Medicine is issuing this Notice to highlight its interest in receiving grant applications through NLM Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR 18-896), focused on research to reduce or mitigate gaps and errors in health data sets.


Recent successes with the use of data-centric artificial intelligence (AI) methods such as deep learning are stimulating interest in the promise of harnessing large and complex digital health data sets to advance the goals of precision medicine.

Director, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies (IMS)

The Director of the Institute for Portland Metropolitan Studies, reporting to the Dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs, provides leadership for activities, projects and functions of the Institute. The Director also provides overall supervision of the Population Research Center, an interdisciplinary public service, research and training unit focused on urban demography which operates within the Institute. The Director oversees a staff that includes research faculty, administrative staff and graduate students.

The Director is expected to collaborate with the Institute’s Board of Directors,

Harold A. Richman Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration (SSA) invite applications for the Harold A. Richman Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. This year, the program will place one recent PhD into a two-year position under the joint mentorship of two nationally recognized researchers. The selected Fellow will participate in substantive research activity, benefit from professional mentoring, and have opportunity to pursue publication and other scholarly activities. This appointment offers both a competitive salary and benefits.

Assistant Research Professor, Applied Demography

The Population Research Institute at Pennsylvania State University seeks a Research Associate in Applied Demography. With support from Penn State, PRI is helping to lead a new initiative to develop the Pennsylvania Population Network (PPN) – a coalition of related research centers and resources from across the Pennsylvania State University. The PPN provides analyses focused on the role of population structure and change on health outcomes that can inform decision making by stakeholders in Pennsylvania and beyond.

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