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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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Charting Mental Disorders from Childhood to Midlife - Thursday, April 25, 2019

Charting Mental Disorders from Childhood to Midlife: Lessons for Nosology, Etiology, Intervention, and Public Understanding of Mental Disorde
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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Research on later life pain and mood presented at meeting

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Researchers from across Cornell and investigators affiliated with the BCTR’s Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) shared new research findings earlier this month at the Gerontological Society of America’s annual scientific meeting in Boston. TRIPLL is one of the most active and...

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New book looks at the ‘grandfamily’ phenomenon

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By Stephen D'Angelo for the Cornell Chronicle Approximately 1.6 million American children live in what social scientists call “grandfamilies”– households in which children are being raised by their grandparents. A new book by Rachel Dunifon, interim dean of the College of Human Ecology and professor of...

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RCCP presents at international EUSARF conference

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Staff of the BCTR’s Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) participated in two major symposia at the European Scientific Association on Residential & Family Care for Children and Adolescents (EUSARF) conference in Porto, Portugal last month. Deborah Sellers,...

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Engaged Cornell grants support BCTR youth research

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By Sheri Hall for the BCTR BCTR researchers have just received grants from Engaged Cornell that will help to connect their youth research and learning to local communities. ACT for Youth Director Jane Powers received a $5,000 Engaged...

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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

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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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