Population Science News

Weekly News — February 24, 2020

EVENTS
[All events are subject to change.]

Wednesday, February 26, 12:00 to 1:15 pm: Demography Brown Bag. “ Three Centuries of Comparative Demographic Analysis of Ancient Social Networks” Adam Anderson, Postdoctoral Fellow & Lecturer, Digital Humanities, UC Berkeley. 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room.” Demography Department Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Avenue. Cookies and beverages served.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Tuesday, February 25, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. SPH Brown Bag: Using mobile-GIS Apps to Collect Survey and Water Quality Data. Charlotte Smith, 5101 Berkeley Way West.

Population Science News

Weekly News — February 18, 2020

EVENTS
[All events are subject to change.]

Wednesday, February 19, 12:00 to 1:15 pm: Demography Brown Bag. Iain Mathieson, Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. “Polygenic scores for complex traits: uses, biases and evolution.” Demography Department Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Avenue. Cookies and beverages served.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Tuesday, February 18, 11:30-12:30 PM. UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health for a Brown Bag Series presentation titled “Bigger than AIDS? The clash of population growth & climate change in the West African Sahel.” Malcolm Potts and Alisha Graves. 5101 Berkeley Way West.

Tuesday, February 18, 12-1 pm. Development Lunch: “The Long-Run Effects of a Girls Scholarship Program” Michael Walker, Post-Doc, CEGA| 648 Evans Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News — February 10, 2020

EVENTS
[All events are subject to change.]

Wednesday, February12, 12:00 to 1:15 pm: Demography Brown Bag. Dan Black, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, “Local Variation in the Intergenerational Transmission of Income.” Demography Department Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Avenue. Cookies and beverages served.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Monday-Friday, February 10-14. Love Data Week is a nationwide campaign designed to raise awareness about data management, security, sharing, and preservation. Students, researchers, librarians, and data specialists are invited to attend these events to gain hands-on experience, learn about resources, and engage in discussions around data needs throughout the research process. At UC Berkeley, the event is celebrated in partnership with the Library, Research IT, Information Security Office, D-Lab, and the California Digital Library (CDL). For more information on events, see https://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/ldw2020.

Population Science News

Weekly News — February 3, 2020

EVENTS
No Brown Bag this week.  View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Thursday Feb 6, 4-5 pm, “Towards an Emotional Demography: The Role of Emotion and Emotion Culture for Fertility” A job talk with Natalie Nitsche. 2121 Berkeley Way, room 1213 (ground floor, Department of Psychology)..

Monday February 3, 2-3:30 pm. Monica Bell. Policing and Residential Segregation: Toward a Research and Policy Agenda.  Blumer Room – 402 Barrows Hall

Population Science News

Weekly News — January 21, 2020

EVENTS
Friday, January 24, 2020, 12-1:30pm. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, “Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership” 820 Barrows Hall.

Friday January 24, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.  Global Health Economics Colloquium: Medicare-for-All: How to Do It Right: If Medicare-for-All is adopted, how can we best design it to achieve universal coverage, high quality care, & affordability? A Panel Discussion with: Emmanuel Saez PhD, UC Berkeley, Jeffrey D. Sachs PhD, Columbia University (by video), David Himmelstein MD & Stephanie J. Woolhandler MD, U of New York, Hunter College; & Harvard, and Joseph Kutzin, Lead, Health Financing Team, WHO. International House.  For more information, visit HERE. (fee event).

Population Science News

Weekly News — December 22, 2019

OFF CAMPUS EVENTS
January 15, 2020, 12:00-1:30PM. “On the Question of Race, Racism, and Biological Embedding: A Critical Race Approach to Population Health and Health Inequities” with Amani Allen. UCSF Mission Hall, Room 1406.

CONFERENCES
The Federal Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection (FedCASIC) Workshops will be held on April 28 and 29, 2020 at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, DC. We are seeking proposals for individual presentations, group sessions, posters, demonstrations, and instructional workshops and seminars on technology and survey methodology that apply broadly to federal government surveys. We will be highlighting these topics:  
·        Administrative Records and Other Third Party Data
·        Big Data
·        Field Operations
·        Online Data Collection
·        Organizational Changes and Challenges
·        Paradata
·        Privacy, Confidentiality, Disclosure, and Data Security
·        Survey Software Development
See information and submit abstracts before December 20th at:  http://www.census.gov/fedcasic.

Population Science News

Weekly News — December 22, 20199

OFF CAMPUS EVENTS
January 15, 2020, 12:00-1:30PM. “On the Question of Race, Racism, and Biological Embedding: A Critical Race Approach to Population Health and Health Inequities” with Amani Allen. UCSF Mission Hall, Room 1406.

CONFERENCES
The Federal Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection (FedCASIC) Workshops will be held on April 28 and 29, 2020 at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, DC. We are seeking proposals for individual presentations, group sessions, posters, demonstrations, and instructional workshops and seminars on technology and survey methodology that apply broadly to federal government surveys. We will be highlighting these topics:  
·        Administrative Records and Other Third Party Data
·        Big Data
·        Field Operations
·        Online Data Collection
·        Organizational Changes and Challenges
·        Paradata
·        Privacy, Confidentiality, Disclosure, and Data Security
·        Survey Software Development
See information and submit abstracts before December 20th at:  http://www.census.gov/fedcasic.

Population Science News

Weekly News — December 9, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, December 9, 12-1:10 PM.  “Public Income Support and Health at Older Ages” with Emma Aguila, Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Avenue.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Wednesday, December 11, 5-7:30 PM.  David Brower Center. John Weeks presents “The Future is a Foreign Country; We’ll Do Things Differently There” (Emeritus Geography and Director of the International Population Center, San Diego State U) and is joined by Hector Tomas “And Here We Stayed, And Here We Are: The Permanence of Latino Immigrant Emotionality in the U.S. Experience (UC Irvine, Journalism), with moderation by Irene Bloemraad (UC Berkeley, Sociology) and comments from Alex Aleinikoff University Professor, The New School Director, Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and Andrea Westermann, Research Fellow and Head of Office, Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 9:30-5 pm. Panel Discussion on Journal Reproducibility Policies and Practices. BA BITSS event.  BIDS office space at Doe Library, UC Berkeley.

Thursday, Dec. 12, 9:30-5 pm. Workshop: Unlocking the File Drawer. Sponsored by The Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) and the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab (IPL)  Find the agenda hereFollow the event live online at this link. Those interested in attending can contact Katie Hoeberling at khoeberling@berkeley.edu.

Population Science News

Weekly News — December 2, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday December 4, 12-1 p.m. “Do Conditional Cash Transfers Improve Economic Outcomes in the Next Generation? Evidence from Mexico” Susan Parker, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland School of Public Policy. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Avenue.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Wednesday, December 4, 5-6:30 p.m. Teaching, Learning and Creating Change with Data: The Census and American Cultures. A Panel Discussion with Professors Victoria Robinson, Irene Bloemraad and Joanna Reed, who will discuss how their American Cultures/Sociology courses use census data, combined with original data, to better understand the needs of Bay Area communities. Students will be sharing their findings, and curator-led tours of the Power and the People exhibit will be offered. Doe Library, Morrison Room. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, December 6 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Responding to Challenging Times: Immigrant Well-being and Access to Services. Irene Bloemraad. | 109 Moses Hall.