CDHA Training Seminar

CDHA's weekly training seminar (Soc 995) on the University of Wisconsin campus provides training and professional development to graduate students in the demography of health and aging. This seminar is open to all. We usually meet on Wednesday at 2-3:15 PM in Room 8417 William H. Sewell Social Science Building.

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Spring 2017

Wednesday, January 18
An Introduction to R
Mark Banghart, UW-Madison Social Science Computing Cooperative

Wednesday, January 25
Measuring Change with Longitudinal Data
Eric Grodsky, UW-Madison Sociology

Wednesday, February 1
Computational Social Science: Practice & Ethics
Jenna Nobles, UW-Madison Sociology

Wednesday, February 8
Communicating Research for Policy
Ellen Dinsmore, UW-Madison Sociology

Wednesday, February 15
Research on Sensitive Topics
Mike Massoglia, UW-Madison Sociology

Wednesday, February 22
Ethical Issues in the Collection & Use of Survey Data
Kristen Olson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sociology

Wednesday, March 1
What Are We Weighting for? Survey Weights and Statistical Inferences
Chris Taber, UW-Madison Economics

Wednesday, March 8
Postdoctoral Fellowships: What, Why, and How
Katherine Lin, UW-Madison Center for Demography of Health and Aging
Chenoa Allen, UW-Madison Health Disparities Research Scholars Program

Wednesday, March 15
Key Issues in Studying Inequality and Mobility
Timothy Smeeding, UW-Madison Public Policy & Economics

Wednesday, March 22
Spring Break

Wednesday, March 29
Regression Analysis in R
Mark Banghart, UW-Madison Social Science Computing Cooperative

Wednesday, April 5
The Uses of Race in Population Research
Reanne Frank, Ohio State University Sociology

Tuesday, April 11
[Note: This seminar will meet on Tuesday, April 11, 3:30-5 PM in 3470 Social Science]
Study Design in the Context of New Data Forms
Elizabeth Bruch, University of Michigan Sociology

Wednesday, April 19
PAA Practice Talks

Wednesday, April 26
PAA Meeting no seminar this week

Wednesday, May 3
Not just Variables: Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Class in Academia
Katherine Curtis, UW-Madison Community & Environmental Sociology
Christine Schwartz, UW-Madison Sociology
Michal Engelman, UW-Madison Sociology
Torsheika Maddox, UW-Madison Division of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement

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