Weekly News August 23, 2021

Welcome back to Fall semester. Not many events and announcements with the first week of classes. Events and announcements follow. Be well,Leora *******EVENTSAs in-person events are on hold, be sure to check out virtual talks and webinars. All times are Pacific unless otherwise noted.Demography Brown bag. The Population Sciences events calendar can be found here: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html. View […]

Summer News – August

We invite you to explore our updated Population Sciences website to learn more about what we offer and what colleagues are actively researching. Also, please look at your listing in the People section. You will note there are research ‘key words’.  If you feel they need revision, please let me know (llawton@berkeley.edu).  Similarly, we tried to list some of […]

Summer News July 12 2021

Hello everybody, One of the developments concerning social scientists who use US Census data is the proposed move to ‘differential privacy’ rules.  While it sounds honorable – protecting privacy – in fact it is a change that will significantly reduce the usefulness of Census data, not just for social science research, but also most importantly […]

CEDA affiliate James Carey’s New Book

James Carey, CEDA affiliate at the University of California, Davis, and co-authors Deborah Roach and James Vaupel, has released a new book, Biodemography: An Introduction to Concepts and Methods

Population Sciences – Summer News

Summer News June 7, 2021 Hello everybody, One of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is the recognition of many important areas of research. A recent blog by NIA program officer Liz Necka was titled “After COVID, research on social isolation and loneliness needed more than ever” (see HERE). One such option is an R03 ‘small […]

Population Science News

Weekly News – – March 1, 2021

EVENTS As in-person events are on hold, be sure to check out virtual talks and webinars. All times are Pacific unless otherwise noted.  No Demography Brown bag, Join us on March 10 to hear Jenna Nobles speak on “Women’s Welfare at the End of the Great Mexican Migration Era.” Zoom Meeting ID: 971 5170 6965 Password: DEMOG_BB.  The Population […]

Population Science News

Weekly News – – February 22, 2021

EVENTS As in-person events are on hold, be sure to check out virtual talks and webinars. All times are Pacific unless otherwise noted.  Wednesday, February 17 | 12-1 p.m. Demography Brown bag, Matt Hauer, Sociology, Florida State University, “Causal Inference in Population Trends: Searching for Demographic Anomalies in Big Data.” Zoom Meeting ID: 971 5170 6965 Password: […]

Population Science News

Weekly News – – February 16, 2021

EVENTS As in-person events are on hold, be sure to check out virtual talks and webinars. All times are Pacific unless otherwise noted.  Wednesday, February 17 | 12-1 p.m. Demography Brown bag, Zoom Meeting ID: 971 5170 6965 Password: DEMOG_BB.  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 Sciences channel. The […]

Population Science News

Weekly News – – February 8, 2021

EVENTS As in-person events are on hold, be sure to check out virtual talks and webinars. All times are Pacific unless otherwise noted.  Wednesday, February 10 | 12-1 p.m. Demography Brown bag. Alex Ezeh, Drexel University. “The drivers and implications of future population trajectories in Africa”, Zoom Meeting ID: 971 5170 6965 Password: DEMOG_BB.  The Population Sciences […]