Yool Choi has received an American Educational Research Association (AERA) dissertation grant. More information about this program is available at: http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/DissertationGrants/tabid/12812/Default.aspx
Lianna Hartmour has won a Greater Good Science Center Gratitude Dissertation Award. More information about this UC Berkeley-based program can be found at http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/expandinggratitude/dissertation_research_awards.
Recent UCLA Ph.D. Jaeeun Kim has [...]
Annie Fehrenbacher has just won the Elizabeth Blackwell, MD Award from the Center for the Study of Women for her paper ?The Evolution of a Gendered Politics of Trauma: Challenging the Depiction of Rape: A Fate Worse Than Death?
Great Work Annie!
Announcing a new journal – Spatial Demography - http://spatialdemography.org/
A new website on Advanced Spatial Analysis – http://gispopsci.org/. This website includes an array of resources on advanced spatial analysis in the population sciences and spatial demography, including spatial analysis tools, key websites, workshops and webinars, curricula, and much more.
We are pleased to announce that Time-Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) was renewed for another round of funding last fall by NSF. TESS allows researchers to submit proposals for experiments to be conducted on a nationally-representative, probability-based Internet platform, and successful proposals are fielded at no cost to investigators. More information about how [...]
Private Sector Healthcare Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow – Position Description
The Global Health Group
University of California, San Francisco
The Global Health Group (GHG) at the University of California, San Francisco is an “action tank” dedicated to identifying, elaborating and translating innovative solutions to major global health challenges into large-scale action to advance health [...]
University is inviting applications for tenured or tenure-track position in the Mailman School of Public Health. Research areas may be related to preventive health behaviors, obesity prevention, cancer screening and early detection, genetic counseling, and more. See attached announcement: ColumbiaJobAd
UMass Boston has announced a new PhD program in Sociology with concentrations in health, mental health and health care services, communities and crime, and immigration and globalization. See the attached announcement for more information: UMassBostonPhD
Rice University has a newly funded environment and health post-doc position starting on or around July 1, 2013 and renewable for a total of 2 years. Annual salary is $52,000 plus benefits. Deadline for application is May 15. See the following announcement: RicePostDoc
Jennie E. Brand and Juli Simon Thomas have a chapter “Causal Effect Heterogeneity” in the volume called the Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research (Stephen L. Morgan ed., Springer Series.), which will be released sometime in May 2013.
Congratulations to Jennie and Juli!
On behalf of the UCLA Academic Geriatric Resource Center (AGRC), we invite you to join us this summer for our 18th Annual Research Conference on Aging. We welcome all researchers who are currently conducting research in aging, or have an interest in learning more about the field.
Annual UCLA Research Conference on Aging June 28, [...]