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Introducing Cornell Project 2Gen

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR BCTR Researchers are launching a new project called Cornell Project 2Gen that focuses on helping vulnerable families by developing programs that support parents and their children jointly. The approach is gaining momentum within research communities across the country. That’s because research documents a...

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Nicholas Kristof to give Bronfenbrenner Centennial Lecture Oct. 2

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof, a writer for The New York Times known for his work exposing social injustice, will speak on campus Monday, Oct. 2, at 5 p.m. in Call Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Kristof will deliver...

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New systematic review on peer education

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What is the evidence for use of peer education in programs supporting adolescent reproductive and sexual health? The BCTR Research Synthesis Project develops high-quality evidence summaries on topics suggested by researchers or practitioners. Their latest review looked into this question. From the review: The review found no convincing...

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Preventing sexual violence by addressing boys

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR BCTR researchers are working with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to evaluate a program for adolescent boys that aims to prevent them from becoming future perpetrators of sexual violence. Center researchers, coming together from across existing BCTR projects, will work together...

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Fall 2017 Talks at Twelve

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In the fall semester the BCTR presents talks from our visiting scholar Peter Lloyd-Sherlock as well as Monika Safford of Weill Cornell and Paul Krause from eCornell. All Talks at Twelve are held in the Beebe Hall second floor conference room and lunch is served. These talks are...

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Interactive workshop series teaches translational research skills

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Building on a successful first year, the BCTR is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 How to Do Research in Real-World Settings workshop series. This year we cover new ground in the field by introducing new topics, and presenting new information on those already covered. The workshops are tailored...

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How to Navigate the Revised Common Rule - Tuesday, April 10, 2018

How to Navigate the Revised Common Rule
9:00-10:30 AM
102 Mann Library

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How to Conduct Focus Groups: Tools and Skills - Monday, March 12, 2018

How to Conduct Focus Groups: Tools and Skills
12:00-2:00 PM
102 Mann Library

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How to Use Graphs and Data to Inform and Engage Community Partners - Thursday, February 22, 2018

How to Use Graphs and Data to Inform and Engage Community Partners
9:00-10:30 AM
102 Mann Library

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How to Build Research Relationships with Non-Academic Partners - Monday, November 20, 2017

How to Build Research Relationships with Non-Academic Partners
9:00-10:30 AM
102 Mann Library

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