Population Science News

UC Berkeley Demography is accepting applications for NIA postdoctoral fellows

The UC Berkeley Department of Demography seeks applicants for two postdoctoral research positions to study demography of aging and population sciences, broadly defined. The two T32 postdoctoral positions are funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), complementing UC Berkeley’s NIA-funded Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging . The postdoctoral fellow’s research focus […]

Population Science News

Weekly News — September 9, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, September 11 | 12-1 p.m. Sam Clark, Sociology, Ohio State University. A General Mortality Model & Moving Verbal Autopsy from Research to Routine Use. Demography Brown Bag: | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience.

Monday, September 9, 2019 • 12:00 pm–1:30pm (note corrected time). Policy Research Seminar: “Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits” with Sol Hsiang. GSPP, 2607 Hearst.

Population Science News

Weekly News — September 2, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, September 4 | 12-1 p.m. Demography Brown Bag: “Life course and emotional health of centenarians in Spain: findings from the Sevilla and Salamanca Centenarian Studies” Colloquium | with Juan Manuel García González, Professor, Sociology, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville| 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Tuesday, September 3 | 4:00 pm. IRLE Fall Open House. 2521 Channing Way. Refreshments served.

Population Science News

Weekly News – August 22, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, September 4 | 12-1 p.m. Demography Brown Bag: “Life course and emotional health of centenarians in Spain: findings from the Sevilla and Salamanca Centenarian Studies” Colloquium | with Juan Manuel García González, Professor, Sociology, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville| 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Friday August 30, 2019, 1:00pm – 2:30pm. Lorenzo Rotunno – Aix-Marseille University/ School of Economics, “Weight gains from trade in foods: Evidence from Mexico.” 150 University Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News — July 23, 2019

EVENTS
No Demography Brown Bag Seminars till the Fall. To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience.

FUNDING
Funding Opportunities in RSF Programs.
The next letter of inquiry deadline is August 21, 2019, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, for these programs and special initiatives: Future of Work,  Behavioral Economics; Decision Making and Human Behavior in Context; Computational Social Science; and Immigration and Immigrant Integration.  View all funding deadlines and application guidelines.

Leveraging Health IT to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities. PAR-19-093. https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-093.html. Note, NIA is not a participating institute, but you can use a “parent grant” mechanism https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-056.html if you have a related projects that fits in NIA better than NIMHD.

Transition to Aging Research Award for Predoctoral Students (F99/K00). NIA invites outstanding graduate students from a wide range of broad research areas including, but not limited to, statistics, neuroscience, physics, immunology, microbiology, informatics, data sciences, and engineering who are interested in receiving aging-related postdoctoral training to apply for this award. The purpose of the Transition to Aging Research Award for Predoctoral Students is to increase, retain, and diversify the pool of trainees in aging and geriatric research. This two-phase award will allow awardees to complete doctoral dissertation projects and provide a variety of training supports to facilitate smooth transition of doctoral graduates into competitive, aging-focused postdoctoral positions. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) does not allow applicants to propose to lead an independent clinical trial, but does allow applicants to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a sponsor or co-sponsor. https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-20-009.html. Due October 22, 2019. 

Population Science News

Weekly News — June 10, 2019

EVENTS
No Demography Brown Bag Seminars till the Fall. To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

FUNDING
PIVOT:  The University of California offers a database for the use of faculty and staff to find suitable grant funding opportunities:https://spo.berkeley.edu/fund/pivotguide.html. You have to create an account at https://pivot.proquest.com/register, with UC Berkeley as you Affiliated Member Institution. 
Pivot is a funding opportunity and expertise database system that combines a funding database of over 20,000 opportunities with a database of over 3 million researcher expertise profiles. Along with powerful search features, the system provides tools for individuals to save searches and opportunities, explore possibilities for collaboration, share opportunities with colleagues, and choose to receive email alerts when records are added or changed. Pivot is available at UC Berkeley, based on the campus subscription provided by the Sponsored Projects Office.

Population Science News

Weekly News — May 15, 2019

EVENTS
No Demography Brown Bag Seminars till the Fall. To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Tuesday, May 14 | 12-1 p.m. “Results of Phase 1 of the Sustainable East Africa Research in Community Health Study in Uganda and Kenya” with Maya Petersen. | 5101 Berkeley Way West

Tuesday, May 14 | 4:00 – 6:00 pm. “Million Dollar Hoods: Mapping the Fiscal and Human Cost of Mass Incarceration in Los Angeles” with Kelly Lytle Hernández, UCLA. IRLE: 2521 Channing Way

Wednesday, May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm “U.S. and State Estimates of Relative Teacher Pay with a Fun Discussion of CPS Data Issues” Sylvia Allegretto. IRLE: 2521 Channing Way.

Population Science News

Weekly News – May 6, 2019

EVENTS
No Demography Brown Bag Seminars till the Fall. To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Tuesday, May 7 12-1:30 PM. “Census Citizenship Question – A Panel Discussion” with Christine Mora, Victor Rubin (Policylink) and Dean Henry Brady. Goldman School of Public Policy, Room 105

Wednesday, May 8 | 12:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m Prof. Birgit Pfau-Effinger on “The Gender Division of Labor: Cultural Influences on Cross-National Differences”: Friedlander Lecture. 116 Haviland Hall
 

SAVE THE DATE
Tuesday, May 14 | 4:00 – 6:00 pm. “Million Dollar Hoods: Mapping the Fiscal and Human Cost of Mass Incarceration in Los Angeles” with Kelly Lytle Hernández, UCLA. IRLE: 2521 Channing Way

May 16, 2019. 12:15 – 1:15 pm. “Population and Food Security in the Sahel: A consideration of integrated rural extension services.” Presenters: Alisha Graves and Claire Cutler. Moderator: Ndola Prata. Berkeley Way West 5401

Population Science News

Weekly News — April 15, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, April 17, 12-1:10 PM. Anne Solaz from the Institut National D’études Démographiques (INED), Paris, will present, “Diversity in post-separation living arrangements and educational outcomes in adolescence.”Cookies and refreshments served. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: 
https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Thursday, April 18, 3-4 p.m. Oxytocin-dependent reopening of a social reward learning critical period with MDMA with Gul Dolen MD PhD, Johns Hopkins. 3101 Berkeley Way West