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Welcome Back to Campus from the CSDE Director! September 21st, 2021
CSDE Research

As with all of you, we continue to go with the flow, drawing on some lessons of the last 18 months to inform our new ‘normal’! Our lecture series will continue via zoom through the autumn quarter, except that we will hold an outdoor reception on October 1 for our opening event! Keep a lookout for those details in next week’s e-news.

Meanwhile, we are looking forward to a productive year with events,

CSDE Science Core – Upcoming Workshops September 21st, 2021
CSDE Workshop

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.

New Article Published by Affiliate Romanelli and Colleagues September 21st, 2021
CSDE in the News

CSDE Affiliate Meghan Romanelli’s collaborative research with colleagues at NYU on adolescent suicide recently received significant attention across the nation. A UW News article summarizes the research findings about how feelings and thoughts are linked to behavior and how those relationships differ across gender, race, and ethnicity. With analyses of the National Youth Risk Behavior surveys form 2015, 2017, and 2019, Romanelli’s team finds that prior research obscured important differences between behavior and thoughts across groups.

Chi Op-Ed, “Adding Dental Benefits to Medicare” Published in The Hill September 21st, 2021
CSDE in the News

CSDE Affiliate Donald Chi recently published an Opinion article on The Hill. The article, “Adding Dental Benefits to Medicare,” describes now only how dental care is a privilege afforded to only 30% of older adults in the U.S. Chi highlights several key lessons from Medicaid programming that could be used to strengthen an expanded Medicare policy.

2021 EarthLab Innovation Grant Program RFP (due 1/27/2022) September 21st, 2021

The Innovation Grants Program will invest in teams of community partners and academic researchers and students at the University of Washington (UW) who are interested in developing solutions at the intersection of climate change and social justice. Grants are meant to reflect EarthLab’s strategic vision, mission and priorities. Goals for the grants program are to fund projects that demonstrate co-creation and partnership between community and UW researchers, interdisciplinary collaboration, action at the intersection of climate (both mitigation and adaptation) and social justice,

CSDE Trainee Hwangbo new Impact Director at Washington STEM September 21st, 2021
CSDE in the News

Congratulations are due to CSDE trainee Min Hwangbo! Min completed his PhD in the College of Education and will be joining the nonprofit organization, Washington STEM as their Impact Director at the end of September. Min completed his PhD in the College of Education’s Learning Sciences & Human Development Program. His dissertation examined the mechanics of coaching with a focus on Washington’s Early Learning Quality Rating Improvement System. Min was a member of CSDE’s 2018-2020 cohort.

Open Rank Tenure-Track Position in the Sociology of Health and Well-Being September 20th, 2021
Where: University of South Carolina

Assistant Professor in Environmental Sociology September 20th, 2021
Where: Rutgers University

DSHS Economic Services Administration Senior Research Manager September 20th, 2021
Where: Olympia, WA (State of Washington)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (epidemiology, biostatistics, public health) September 20th, 2021
Where: University of Michigan