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Call for Panel Submissions for IAPHS Fall Conference (Due 3/6/2023) January 30th, 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.

Summer Institute in Migration Research Methods at UC Berkeley (Due 3/1/2023) January 30th, 2023
Where: University of California, Berkeley

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.

Sign Up for First Annual All-UC Demography Conference at UC Irvine! (Due 2/6/2023) January 30th, 2023
When: 05/04/2023
Where: University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine’s Center for Population, Inequality and Policy invites submissions to present at the inaugural All-UC Demography Conference. This meeting will highlight current demographic research and provide a venue for making connections across UC campuses, with a keynote talk by Ronald Lee. The conference will be held May 4th and May 5th in person at University of California, Irvine. The plan is to hold faculty paper sessions with discussants, as well as an additional graduate student poster competition,

Reproductive Justice: Historical Context and Contemporary Implications for Population Health January 30th, 2023
When: 02/03/2023 12:30-1:30 PM PT
Where: Hans Rosling Center or Online Here

Join us for a Panel on Reproductive Justice this week featuring Bettina Judd, Monica McLemore, and Megan Eagen-Torkko. CSDE Trainee Taylor Riley will moderate the presentation and discussion with the expert panelists. Taylor is also an expert and this should be an important discussion about how to think about reproductive health and reproductive justice. We are grateful to CSDE Executive Committee member Dr. Anjum Hajat for organizing this panel.

 

 

CSDE Workshop: Biomarkers in the Social Sciences and the CSDE Biodemography Lab January 30th, 2023
When: 02/02/2023 11:00AM-12:00PM
Where: https://csde.washington.edu/newsevents/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D164054310

Population dynamics, such as fertility and mortality, operate at the intersection of social and biological processes. Methodological training, however, is often siloed by disciplinary boundaries. With growing interest in understanding how social and environmental factors might “get under the skin” to impact physiology, biomarker literacy is increasingly a valuable asset. In this workshop, we will explore how biomarkers can augment social science research, highlight some common biomarkers of interest to current CSDE affiliates, discuss some of the logistical and ethical considerations of specimen and data collection,

CSDE Workshop: Basics of REDCap Survey and Project Design January 30th, 2023
When: 02/09/2023 12:00-2:00 PM
Where: 121 Savery

REDCap is a secure, web-based application that offers a streamlined process for rapidly developing databases that support data capture for research projects. It provides an intuitive interface for data entry, including data validation and audit trails. REDCap’s survey functionality offers advanced data collection features such as branching logic, calculated fields, and repeating instruments. REDCap also provides automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to common statistical packages. Finally, REDCap provides a robust framework for managing the logistics of running a research project,

*Reminder* Join Us for Biomarkers in the Social Sciences and the CSDE Biodemography Lab and Basics of REDCap Survey and Project Design the Following Week (2/2/2023 @11am) January 30th, 2023
CSDE Workshop
When: 02/02/2023 11AM PST

Please feel free to attend our first CSDE Workshop: Biomarkers in the Social Sciences and the CSDE Biodemography lab on February 2nd, 2023 at 11am. The instructor for this session is Tiffany Pan, and registration for the workshop can be found here! Also, don’t forget to sign up for the next CSDE Workshop “Basics of REDCap Survey and Project Design” with Matt Dunbar on February 9th, 2023 from 12:00PM-2:00PM in 121 Savery Hall.

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Apply for the Winter CSDE Lightning Talks 2023! (Due 2/3/2023) January 30th, 2023
CSDE Workshop
When: 03/10/2023 12:30-1:30pm
Where: Allen Library Research Commons Green Room A

Students consider applying for the Winter Quarter CSDE Lightning Talks! Students present their research and receive feedback at this event, and we would love to receive your submissions! This is an excellent, low-stakes opportunity to practice your presentation skills and grow your network. Also, The Population Association of America 2023 Annual Meeting is just around the corner! This is an opportunity to practice a shorter version of your presentation or share a draft of your poster.

Reproductive Justice: Historical Context and Contemporary Implications for Population Health January 29th, 2023
CSDE Seminar Series
When: 02/03/2023 12:30-1:30 PM PT
Where: Hans Rosling Center or Online Here

Join us for a Panel on Reproductive Justice this week featuring Bettina Judd, Monica McLemore, and Megan Eagen-Torkko. CSDE Trainee Taylor Riley will moderate the presentation and discussion with the expert panelists. Taylor is also an expert and this should be an important discussion about how to think about reproductive health and reproductive justice. We are grateful to CSDE Executive Committee member Dr. Anjum Hajat for organizing this panel.

 

 

Postdoctoral Position (net worth poverty and child well-being) – Duke University January 29th, 2023
Employment

Drs. Christina Gibson-Davis, Lisa Keister, and Lisa Gennetian of the Sanford School of Public Policy and the department of Sociology of Duke University seek a full-time post-doctoral candidate to collaborate and provide support for a project on net worth poverty and child well-being. Net worth poverty refers to households whose net worth (or wealth) is less than one-fourth of the federal poverty line. The post-doctorate will work closely with Drs. Gibson-Davis, Keister, and Gennetian to investigate the correlates and consequences of net worth poverty in the lives of children and young adults;