Weekly News February 9, 2022

We have extended our deadline for CEDA pilot grants to February 15th. Funded projects will begin in August, and will receive direct costs generally in the range of $15,000- $30,000 per year. See further details and how to apply HERE. On the NIH front: Do you have questions about funding opportunities, developing an application, or managing […]

Weekly News February 2, 2022

EVENTS February 1 – April 26 | 4-5pm | Zoom | Tuesdays, with exceptions. Berkeley Computational Social Science Forum. Info HERE. February 2 | 12-1pm | Zoom | Berkeley Population Center Brown Bag. Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez of Community Health Sciences, UCLA, will present his paper entitled, “Biological age and its link with the aging process.” Zoom Meeting ID: 917 3719 4316 Password: DEMOG_BB. February 3 […]

NIA T32 Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunities

POSITION DESCRIPTION The UC Berkeley Demography program is widely regarded as one of the best and most creative in the world. We occupy a unique niche in the population studies landscape, with a strong focus on formal demography, population theory, and the relationship between demographic dynamics and social, cultural, and economic dynamics. The UC Berkeley […]

Weekly News January 26, 2022

The NIH’s new Biosketch and Other Support requirements go into effect as of January 25, 2022. The following links, put together by a team of BRS and SPO representatives, inform how to understand and respond to these changes:NIH Other Support: Summary of ChangesNIH Other Support RA/PI Guidance and Best Practices documentUC Berkeley FAQ NIH Other […]

Weekly News January 18, 2022

Hello Everybody, As you have heard, I will be retiring on July 1 and am now working just part-time to ease the transition and helping our new Executive Director, Dr. Michelle Poulin, get oriented and trained into the position. I wanted to leave BPC in good hands, and Michelle is the right person and I […]

Weekly News December 13, 2021

More exciting news this week – join me in congratulating Rucker Johnson, who has just won the 2022 Grawemeyer Award in Education, for his work on the long-term success of school integration, thus fulfilling the mission of the award to recognize “ideas that have potential to bring about significant improvement in educational practice and advances in […]

Weekly News December 6, 2021

The semester is winding down but there are still some worthy events and announcements – peruse below. Have a great week,Leora ******* EVENTSWe are hosting virtual and/or hybrid talks this semester. Assume virtual unless noted otherwise. All times are Pacific unless otherwise noted. *The Population Sciences events calendar can be found here: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html.*View past talks on our Population […]

Weekly News November 29, 2022

It’s a quiet week event-wise. I search for events I can bring to your attention in a variety of calendar but if you are giving a talk on campus, or elsewhere virtually, feel free to let me know and I’ll advertise it.Events and announcements followHappy Hanukah!Leora *******EVENTSWe are hosting virtual and/or hybrid talks this semester. […]

Weekly News November 22, 2021

While I always encourage our faculty and research affiliates to contact me about developing grants, we do have many other resources on campus.  In the School of Public Health one can contact Dr. Lauren Goldstein. For all campus researchers, the Vice Chancellor of Research supports BRDO – The Berkeley Research and Development Office. I encourage you to […]

Weekly News November 15, 2021

All funding agencies have priorities for their research dollars, and it behooves grant-seeking researchers to try to align their research goals with the agency mission. Alignment is not selling out, rather, consider it more of a job interview: what they want to pay for is what you want to do and are capable of doing. […]