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Student Profile: Bridgette Aumand

Bridgette has been conducting literature reviews for the Superstar Practitioner Project.

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New USDA-funded nutrition center with BCTR ties

The BCTR's Jennifer Tiffany and Debbie Sellers to play key roles in the new center

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The Legacy of Urie Bronfenbrenner

A panel of human development faculty discuss his impact

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Center fall event videos now online

View the Bronfenbrenner Lecture, Iscol Lecture, and Legacy of Urie Bronfenbrenner panel

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The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.

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Whitlock and CRPSIR featured in documentary and on

"Every single human being suffers and every human being finds a way to handle that," Dr. Janis Whitlock notes in the documentary film, Self Inflicted. Whitlock, director of the BCTR's Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery (CRPSIR), is interviewed in...

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New systematic translational review on teen pregnancy prevention programs

The newest systematic translational review (STR) from the  BCTR Research Synthesis Project considers the question, "Do teen pregnancy prevention programs that include education for the teenagers’ parents show positive results?" A review of evaluations of existing evidence-based programs found that there could be...

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Positive youth development in the global recession

Stephen Hamilton (BCTR associate director for youth development) organized and chaired a symposium on Youth-Adult Relationships as Assets for Positive Youth Development: Similarities and Variations in Different Countries for the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Special Topic Meeting...

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TRIPLL New York City Community Forum

TRIPLL’s National Institute on Aging funding renewed

The BCTR's Translational Research Institute for Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) has received a five-year, $1.95 million renewal grant from the National Institute on Aging. In this next phase, TRIPLL adds a focus on behavior change science, applying insights from psychology, sociology, economics,...

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Roundtable addresses women veterans’ particular challenges

Brian Leidy, director of the BCTR’s Military Projects, participated in a panel at a recent roundtable discussion at Cornell on the issues women veterans face. These issues include invisibility, devaluation, work/family balance issues, the lack of jobs in a recession, and...

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ACT focus group studies connect policy makers with youth voices

Since its inception in 2000, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (COE) has sought to enhance efforts...

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