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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

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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 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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(0) Comments  |   Tags: Amanda Purington    How to Do Research in Real-World Settings    Jane Powers    workshop   
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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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Learn translational research methods in our “How to” Workshops

image of the text "How to Do Research in Real-World Settings"

Cornell researchers, are you interested in an introduction to or discovering more about translational research methods? The BCTR's How to Do Research in Real-World Settings interactive workshop series has you covered! In our third year of offering these workshops, we introduce some new topics and keep the basics...

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Goats, origami, virtual reality and more at the State Fair!

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Hundreds of 4-H youth from across New York State showed off their skills and accomplishments at the State Fair this year in everything from a fashion review to cooking competitions, a robotics challenge and the traditional animal exhibitions. Human Ecology Interim Dean

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(0) Comments  |   Tags: 4-H    CCE    NY State    NY State Fair    Rachel Dunifon    youth    youth development   
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Elizabeth Day honored with postdoc award

three women each holding an award plaque

Adapted from an article by Katya Hrichak for the Cornell Chronicle Six postdocs at Cornell were honored with an inaugural Postdoc Achievement Award Sept. 17 at the Big Red Barn as part of the kickoff to National Postdoc Appreciation Week. The BCTR's Elizabeth Day received one of two Excellence...

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