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Student Profile: Jessica Sweetman

Jessica is a BCTR alum who remains engaged with translational research

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new book emotions aging

How emotion changes as we age

The new book resulting from the 2013 Bronfenbrenner Conference

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$1.2M gift launches new youth development program

PRYDE links researchers, students, and 4-H educators and youth to advance research and programming

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Our new podcast explores doing TR

Director Karl Pillemer interviews researchers and others who do translational research

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2016 Youth Development Research Update

Register now for the Youth Development Research Update

This annual event brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss the latest research findings

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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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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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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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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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New systematic reviews on 4-H public speaking programs and volunteer engagement

How can 4-H youth programs improve volunteer recruitment and retention? What is the impact of 4-H public speaking programs? The latest BCTR systematic translational reviews (STRs) address these questions. These topics were proposed to the BCTR Research Synthesis Project as questions that needed addressing...

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New Tool Helps Program Staff Better Serve Young Parents

The ACT for Youth Center of Excellence has developed an Asset/Risk Assessment Tool for use with families headed by adolescents or young adults. The tool was created for programs working within Pathways to Success, a New York State Department of Health...

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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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