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Anna Lifsec is Berns Research Award recipient

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Anna Lifsec

by Sheri Hall for the BCTR

Sophomore Anna Lifsec ILR ’21 was awarded the Roberta M. Berns ’65 Memorial Research Award for her research on vulnerable children, especially those involved with the foster care system or whose parents are involved with...

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Tach is BCTR associate director for policy engagement

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by Sheri Hall for the BCTR Laura Tach, an associate professor of policy analysis and management, is taking on the role of associate director for policy engagement at the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research. Tach is a sociologist whose research focuses on poverty and social policy. She is the...

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Wethington named AAAS fellow

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by Sheri Hall for the BCTR Elaine Wethington, professor of human development, sociology and gerontology in medicine, and associate director of the BCTR, was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society. Wethington...

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BCTR Talks at Twelve: Chris Wildeman and Peter Enns - Thursday, April 11, 2019

Family Contact with Mass Incarceration
12:00-1:00 p.m.
423 ILR Conference Center

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Talks at Twelve: William Hobbs - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Connective Recovery in Social Networks After the Death of a Friend
12:00-1:00 p.m.
423 ILR Conference Center

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Talks at Twelve: Sara Czaja - Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Social Isolation Among Older Adults: What Role Can Technology Play?
12:00-1:00 p.m.
423 ILR Conference Center

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Talks at Twelve: Maria Fitzpatrick - Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Beyond Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic: The Role of Teachers and Schools in Reporting Child Maltreatment
12:00-1:00 p.m.
423 ILR Conference Center

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Childhood Experiences and Lifelong Health: Creating Pathways to Health Equity - Thursday, April 25, 2019

Childhood Experiences and Lifelong Health: Creating Pathways to Health Equity
4:30 p.m.
G10 Biotech Building

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2019 Cornell Translational Research Summer Institute - Wednesday, June 26, 2019

2019 Cornell Translational Research Summer Institute

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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Maria Fitzpatrick named BCTR associate director for data for evidence-based policy

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BCTR researcher Maria Fitzpatrick accepted a new position this fall as the center’s associate director for data for evidence-based policy. Fitzpatrick’s research focuses on the economics of education, specifically childhood education policy, higher education and teacher compensation, benefits and labor supply. She is an associate professor...

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