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Student Profile: Callie Silver

Callie does various tasks with Adolescent Sexual Health in the Digital Age


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Judi Smetana to deliver this year's lecture

Her talk on April 20th will be on Adolescent-Parent Relationships: Developmental Processes and Cultural Variations

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NDACAN's federal funding renewed

Congrats to the NDACAN staff!

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View video from fall BCTR talks

Including Ron Haskins (Brookings Institution) and Reshma Saujani (Girls Who Code)

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Casasola, Wildeman, and Seguin

Introducing the first BCTR Fellows

Marianella Casasola (HD), Chris Wildeman (PAM), and Rebecca Seguin (DNS) are the 2015-2017 Fellows.

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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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Center News


BCTR researchers highlighted in spring Talks at Twelve series

The center is pleased to announce the speakers in our spring 2016 Talks at Twelve series. Talks at Twelve are held in the Beebe Hall second floor conference room and lunch is served. These talks are free and open to all. No RSVP or...

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Congrats to the 2015-16 Kendal Scholarship awardees

This year the BCTR awarded Kendal at Ithaca Scholarships, recognizing excellent student work in the field of gerontology, to Sylvia Lee, a sophomore in Human Biology, Health, and Society, and Arwah Yaqub, a senior in Near Eastern Studies. "I am so excited and grateful to receive...

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Coordinated team action best addresses elder abuse

The Cornell Chronicle reports on a recent publication, co-authored by BCTR director Karl Pillemer, outlining the likely traits of victims and perpetrators of elder abuse and the best approach to addressing the problem. The findings from the review of current research suggests that a...

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TRIPLL New York City Community Forum

Networking event on pain in later life sparks new connections

On October 21st the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) hosted a networking event for over 30 invited researchers at the Statler Hotel on Cornell campus.  TRIPLL, an NIH-funded Edward R. Roybal Center, fosters multidisciplinary collaborations among researchers from Weill...

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Addressing scars as lingering reminders of the pain of self-injury

Even after doing the emotional work to heal from self-injury, scars can remain as a reminder of a painful time for many who self-injure. Tattooing has emerged as a potentially helpful tool for people with a history of self injury to cover, and reinterpret,...

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Upcoming Events

Workshop: Organizing and Managing a Research Project

Organizing and Managing a Research Project

1:30 - 2:30 PM


Talks at Twelve: Carol Devine and Elaine Wethington

Large and Small Life Events among Overweight and Obese Black and Latino Adults in a Behavior Change Trial



Talks at Twelve: Charles Izzo and Elliott Smith

Creating Conditions for Healthy Development in Residential Youth Care Settings: Recent Findings from the CARE Program

12:00-1:00 PM

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Research In Translation


Regional CARE events share findings from 5-year study

RCCP director Martha Holden addressing attendees The BCTR’s Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) disseminates...

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