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.
Gary Gates has CNN opinion piece on gay marriage, drawing on census data for argument.
Full article: The_real_modern_family_in_America
Gary Gates is featured in “Demographic research on lesbians and gays emerges from shadows” where he provides insight about LBGT demographics and its political impacts.
Full Article: Demographic research on ..
Tara McKay will be joining the 2013-2015 cohort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Scholars in Health Policy Research Program at the UC Berkeley / UC San Francisco site. More information about this highly prestigious two-year postdoctoral fellowship program can be found at: http://healthpolicyscholars.org/about-program.
As part of our NICHD R24 Population Center Infrastructure Grant, we have funds to support faculty‐initiated population research. The goal is to help develop nascent research ideas into larger‐scale projects that will eventually obtain extramural funding from the NIH or other extramural funding sources. Depending on the number, size and quality of applications, the amount [...]
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Announces the Creation of Two New Branches to Better Facilitate NICHD Research Priorities
Notice Number: NOT-HD-12-035
Release Date: December 7, 2012
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [...]
New IPUMS and other Minnesota Population Center Data The IPUMS-USA project released the 2011 American Community Survey (ACS) microdata (www.usa.ipums.org). The IPUMS-CPS project now has March 2012 data, Supplemental Poverty variables, and Health Insurance Unit variables (www.cps.ipums.org). The Integrated Health Interview Survey (IHIS) added 2011 National [...]
This Congressionally mandated report from the Committee on Population and the Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications describes a major demographic shift currently under way in the United States. In the coming decades, people aged 65 and over will make up an increasingly large percentage of the population. The report finds that, while [...]
The National Children’s Study (the NCS or the Study) is a Congressionally mandated portfolio of activities that includes a longitudinal birth cohort study intended to examine the effects of environmental exposures on the growth, development, and well-being of children. The Study underwent several changes in the past few years evolving from an activity driven by [...]
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Oct. 11 announced that while the agency operates under the continuing resolution (CR, P.L. 112-175), it “will issue non-competing research grant awards at a level below that indicated on the most recent Notice of Award (generally up to 90% of the previously committed level). This is consistent with our [...]