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Conference spotlights equality of opportunity for children

Darrick Hamilton presenting at the 2018 Bronfenbrenner Conference at Cornell University

By Stephen D'Angelo for the Cornell Chronicle As inequality continues to grow in the United States and around the world, a national conference at Cornell Oct. 25-26 shined the spotlight on how to create equality of opportunity for children. “An Equal Start: Policy and Practice to Promote Equality of Opportunity...

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2Gen research briefs inform policymakers

Cornell Project 2Gen logo

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Cornell Project 2Gen published a new series of research briefs designed to inform policymakers about the benefits of the programs and policies that support vulnerable families by supporting parents and their children jointly. The briefs cover a range of topics that policymakers...

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Innovative RCCP conference puts attendees in charge

handwritten notes taped to the wall - the agenda created by the conference attendees

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR The Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) hosted an event this fall to provide leaders from residential child care agencies a forum to share experiences and improve practices at their agencies. A total of 36 leaders from 22 residential care agencies in three countries attended...

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Kendal Scholar sees future as medical practitioner and educator

portrait of Piragash Swargaloganathan

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR The book Being Mortal by Dr. Atul Gawande addresses the question of how medicine can help people not only live better lives, but die better deaths. The book inspired Piragash Swargaloganathan, a senior majoring in Human Biology, Health and Society (HBHS), to pursue...

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Residential Child Care Project receives $2.8M grant

By Sheri Hall for the Cornell Chronicle The Residential Child Care Project – a longtime Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research program designed to improve the quality of care for children living in group care settings – received a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and...

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Workshop: How to Use Graphs and Data to Inform and Engage Community Partners - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

How to Use Graphs and Data to Inform and Engage Community Partners
12:00-1:30 p.m.
ILR Conference Center, Room 225

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Workshop: How to Use Video Observation as a Source of Data - Wednesday, March 6, 2019

How to Use Video Observation as a Source of Data
12:00-1:30 p.m.
ILR Conference Center, Room 423

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Workshop: How to Plan and Conduct Interviews in Real-World Settings - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

How to Plan and Conduct Interviews in Real-World Settings
12:00-1:30 p.m.
ILR Conference Center, Room 423

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Workshop: How to Build Research Relationships with Non-Academic Partners - Tuesday, December 4, 2018

How to Build Research Relationships with Non-Academic Partners
12:00-1:30 p.m.
ILR Conference Center, Room 423

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Workshop: How to Disseminate Your Research: A Step-by-Step Guide - Wednesday, November 7, 2018

How to Disseminate Your Research: A Step-by-Step Guide
12:00-1:30 p.m.
ILR Conference Center, Room 423

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