Please join us Wednesday, October 25, at 12pm PST, for our next Brown Bag Seminar of the Fall 2023 semester, with Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Professor in the Department of Global Development and the Brooks School of Policy at Cornell University. Dr. Eloundou-Enyegue will give a talk on “Demographic Change and Global Inequality: A New World Order?“. This is an in-person seminar, 310 Social Sciences Building. Event details here.
Congratulations to our visiting faculty member Diana Greene Foster for her receipt of a prestigious ‘genius grant’ fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. As a Fellow of the Class of 2023, Dr. Foster is recognized for her investigations into how reproductive healthcare policies and access affect women’s physical, mental, and socioeconomic well-being. MacArthur fellows receive a grant of $800,000 over five years to spend however they want. Watch an overview of Diana’s body of work, best known in the Turnaway Study, here. Congratulations, Diana!
A big congratulations additionally goes to Associate Professor of Demography, Dennis Feehan, for his new role as Faculty Director of the D-Lab. Feehan will play an important role in expanding Berkeley’s cross-disciplinary research infrastructure and capabilities at the D-Lab. Congratulations, Dennis!
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TODAY. October 24 | 12:10-1:00pm | UC Berkeley School of Public Health | Latest in Public Health Research Series | “Quantifying and Mitigating Heat Stress in Bangladesh,” with Layla Kwong, Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences. This talk is online.
October 25 | 12-1:05pm | UC Berkeley Demography Brown Bag Colloquium | Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Professor in the Department of Global Development and the Brooks School of Policy at Cornell University. Dr. Eloundou-Enyegue’s talk is entitled: “Demographic Change and Global Inequality: A New World Order?“. This is an in-person seminar, 310 Social Sciences Building. Event details here. Zoom link. Meeting ID: 985 2901 0198. Password: DEMOG_BB.
Oct 25th, 26th | 4:10 pm | Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures | Raj Chetty, William A. Ackman Professor of Economics, Harvard University and Director, Opportunity Insights. “Creating Equality of Opportunity: New Insights from Big Data.” Event details.
Understanding and Mitigating Health Disparities Experienced by People w Disabilities Caused by Ableism – R01 Clinical Trial Optional. The goal of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to encourage research to understand the impact of ableism on health outcomes. Research on the underlying mechanisms by which ableism adversely influences the health of persons with disabilities (PWD), as well as developing and/or testing interventions at a community or health systems level to mitigate adverse health effects of ableism are high priority. See the full NOFO here.
Reminder: You are invited to submit an abstract for presentation at the 2024 Workshop on Determinants of Adult Mortality, Morbidity, and Healthy Aging in LMICs, to be held virtually on February 23, 2024. The workshop is jointly sponsored by the Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging here at UC Berkeley and the Center for Biodemography and Population Health at the University of Southern California. Please find further information on the workshop in the attached call. One page abstracts should be submitted by November 1, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All jobs and postdoctoral fellowships are posted as we receive them on the Demography Department Jobs Listserv, http://lists.demog.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/jobs. This list advertises positions of all sorts relevant for social and behavioral scientists with advanced degrees.
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Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI.berkeley.edu) is a research center for the study of immigrants and immigration. BIMI has a mailing list which is where a good deal of immigration and migration announcements are posted, and only some of that material is posted on the PopSciences Weekly News. Sign up for it with this link.
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