Population Science News

Weekly News — May 14, 2017

EVENTS

Tuesday, May 15, 10 AM to 4 PM.  2018 Northern California ORCID Workshop.  Learn all about this system of research access. For a full program, visithttps://orcid.org/content/2018-northern-california-workshop

OFF CAMPUS
Friday, May 18, 2018, 12pm to 1pm, “More than Medicine: The Case for Social Investment to Improve America’s Health.” Dr. Robert Kaplan has served as director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences at NIH, Chief Science Officer at AHRQ, Chair of the Department of Health Services at UCLA and Chair of the Dept. of Family and Preventive Medicine at UCSD. He is currently Adjunct Professor and Research Director of the Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) at Stanford University. Please RSVP Now at CHC@chc.ucsf.edu. Please feel free to bring your lunch. Refreshments will be provided. UCSF, Laurel Heights Room 474.

 

Population Science News

Weekly News – May 7, 2018

EVENTS
May 7 | 4-5 p.m. Fixing Urban Congestion with Dollars and Data | :  Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford University Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served before the lecture at 3:30 p.m.

SAVE THE DATE
May 22nd, 2018. 09:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Faculty Club, Heynes Room.  ALCOA Data and Research Workshop: Occupational Exposures, Long-term Health and Economic Outcomes in a Manufacturing Cohort (Alcoa, Inc.),  To further trans-disciplinary research collaboration and stimulate new research questions and policy discussions related to an aging workforce in the manufacturing sector, CEDA, together with the Stanford University Center for Policy Health Sciences, is organizing a one-day Data and Research Workshop highlighting a broad, longitudinal and linked catalogue of data, including occupational exposure, health, medical claims, human resources, payroll, workplace safety and mortality information spanning over 20 years for a cohort of 230,000 manufacturing workers employed at the multinational aluminum manufacturing company Alcoa, Inc., and their spouses/dependents. The workshop will include an overview of the history of and output from this data, examples of cutting edge research utilizing the data, a hands-on introduction to the data portal and related issues in data use and linkage, andan opportunity to network with others interested in this population. Lunch and refreshments provided.  Participation is free and open to the public; advance registration required.  To register:  https://work-life-health-workshop.eventbrite.com.  You may also contact evasile@berkeley.edu.
 

Population Science News

Weekly News – April 23, 2018

EVENTS

Tuesday, April 24, 4-5 PM. “Equity and the Environment: What’s the connection?” With Rachel Morello-Frosch. BIDS: 190 Doe Library.

Monday April 23, 2-3:30pm. “The Great Regression: Machine Learning, Econometrics, and the Future of Quantification.” Etienne Ollion, Associate Professor and Permanent Researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Matrix. 820 Barrows.

Thursday, April 26, 2-3:30 PM. “The Roots of Health Inequality and the Value of Intra-family Information” Petra Persson, Stanford. Evans Hall, room 648.

Thursday, April 26 | 4:00 pm. “Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the Bay Area.” Richard Walker, UC Berkeley Geography. IRLE: 2521 Channing Way

Friday, April 27, 2018, 4:10 – 5:30 p.m., “Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth”. Sandra Black, UT Austin. Evans Hall, room 648 

Friday, April 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. “Migrations and New Mobilities in Southeast Asia” Conference/Symposium. | 180 Doe Library. For more information, visit here.

Population Science News

Weekly News – April 18, 2018

EVENTS

Wednesday April 18, 12-1:10 PM. Demography Brown Bag: The roles of mortality risk, contraception access and social norms in fertility choices in Burkina Faso: Pascaline Dupas, Stanford University. 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Cookies and refreshments served.
A selection of Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Monday, April 16, 2-3:30 PM.  “Organizing Pollution: Organizational Demography, Neighborhoods, and Racial Inequality in Exposure to Toxic Chemicals, 1987-2012.” Daniel Shrage, USC. 402 Barrows Hall.

Tuesday April 18 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. “Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Dementia, and Financial Decision Making” Nicolai Kuminoff, Arizona State University | 248 Giannini Hall.

Wednesday, April 18 | 4-5:30 pm. “”Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: What Does It Do and What Does That Mean?” with Amy Finkelstein, MIT | 648 Evans Hall.

 

Population Science News

Weekly News – April 9, 2018

EVENTS

Wednesday April 11, 12-1:10 PM. Demography Brown Bag: Building Segregation: The Role of Housing Characteristics in Racial Segregation between Neighborhoods. Ann Owens, Department of Sociology, University of Southern California. 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Cookies and refreshments served.
A selection of Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Monday, April 9, 2-3:30 PM. “Using sampled social network data to estimate the size of hidden populations.” Dennis Feehan. 402 Barrows Hall. 

Monday, April 9 4-5:30 p.m. “Genetics and education: Recent developments in the context of an ugly history and an uncertain future.” Ben Domingue, Stanford Graduate School of Education, Stanford University; Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder | 2515 Tolman Hall. 

Population Science News

Weekly News — April 2, 2018

EVENTS

Demography Brown Bag: Wednesday, April 4 | 12-1 p.m. “Immigrant Women Labor Market Incorporation: A Double-Cohort Approach.” With Sandra Florian, University of Pennsylvania Department of Sociology. | | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. 
A selection of Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience.

Monday, April 2 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Adolescent Health and Emerging Adulthood Research Symposium. Conference/Symposium. Alumni House, Toll Room. Register ONLINE by April 1.

April 2 | 2-3:30 p.m. Economic History: The Transmission of Creativity: Evidence from Western Music, 1450-1900. With Karol Jan Borowiecki, University of Southern Denmark. | 639 Evans Hall 
Tuesday, April 3, 12:00-1:30pm. Immigrant Agency and Social Movements in the Age of Devolution. Greg Prieto, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of San Diego. Multicultural Community Center (MCC), 220 Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union Building, UC Berkeley. Register for free lunch. 

 

Population Science News

Weekly News – March 26, 2018

EVENTS

Demography Brown Bag: Wednesday, April 4 | 12-1 p.m. “Immigrant Women Labor Market Incorporation: A Double-Cohort Approach.”  With Sandra Florian, University of Pennsylvania Department of Sociology. | | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. 
A selection of Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience.

Monday, April 2 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Adolescent Health and Emerging Adulthood Research SymposiumConference/Symposium. Alumni House, Toll Room. Register ONLINE by April 1.

 

Population Science News

Weekly News – March 19, 2018

EVENTS

Wednesday March 21, 12-1:10 PM. Demography Brown Bag: Brandon Stewart (Princeton University) will present, “How to make causal inferences using texts.” 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Cookies and refreshments served.
A selection of Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Monday, March 19, 2-3:30 PM.  Sociology Colloquium. David Harding, “”Prisoner Reintegration in the Era of Mass Incarceration,”  402 Barrows Hall.

Monday, March 19, 12-1 PM. GSPP Policy Research Seminar: The Space Between Us: Social Geography and Politics. 105 GSPP.

Tuesday, March 20th, 3:30 – 4:30 Presentation, 4:30-5 Reception. “Why Walls Won’t Work – detailing the history and current state of the US-Mexico borderlands, and the dynamic third nation that connects the two nations.” Professor Michael Dear. CLPR, 2547 Channing Way

 

Population Science News

Weekly News — March 12, 2018

EVENTS

Wednesday, 12-1:10 PM.  Demography Brown Bag: “Increasing divergence of trends in life expectancy between the US and other high-income countries: The role of diseases of despair.” Magali Barbieri (UC Berkeley and Institut national d’études démographiques). 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Cookies and refreshments served.
A selection of Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience.

March 12, 12-1 PM. Bixby Internship Presentation on The Impacts of Heavy Load Carrying on the Reproductive, Musculoskeletal, and Physiological Health of Sand Miners in Nepal”  Bixby Center, 12 University Hall.

Tuesday, March 13 | 12:40-2 p.m. “Impacts of Public Preschool on Income, Health and Inequality: A Life Course Model” Richard Cookson, PhD, Professor, University of York. 104 Genetics & Plant Biology Building.