The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research convened this meeting as part of the NIH Cutting-Edge Science Meeting Series to End the Opioid Crisis. Participants included leaders and subject matter experts with diverse expertise in research and practice relevant to the opioid crisis. This summary includes an overview of that meeting.
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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) will host a “Sandpit” workshop (i.e., ideas lab) on October 28-31, 2018, in Potomac, Maryland. This intensive residential workshop will bring together a broad, multidisciplinary group of participants to generate new insights on the contextual factors (e.g., social, cultural, and organizational) that influence the implementation and uptake of digital health interventions for cancer prevention. Application materials must be submitted by July 18, 2018 at 5 p.m. EDT / 10 p.m. BST.
The call for abstracts for the 11th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health is now open. Abstract Submission Deadline: Tuesday, July 24 at 5:00 p.m. ET.
The Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research at the National Institute of Health hosted the Screening and Referral for Social Determinants of Health: Innovative Health Care Applications and Future Directions meeting on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The presentation sessions were recorded and archived and are now available. Scroll down below the video to click and see a specific session.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) and participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) intend to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications for new behavioral and social sciences research (BSSR) predoctoral training programs that focus on innovative computational and/or data science analytic approaches and their incorporation into training for the future BSSR health research workforce. The FOA is expected to be published in October 2018 with an anticipated application due date in May 2019.
The GESIS workshop week on “Behavioral Genetics in Social Science Research” takes place October 8-12, 2018 at GESIS Cologne, Germany.Three workshops during the week will familiarize social scientists with genetic data and offer hands-on training on how to incorporate genetic information into social science analyses. Participants may register for workshops separately or for the entire week. Selected participants will have the opportunity to make a poster presentation on their own work or idea on the evening of October 8, 2018. If interested, submit a short outline (about 0.5 pages) of the research idea or project by August 20, 2018.
IPUMS projects, created at the Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation (ISRDI) at the University of Minnesota, provide free harmonized data for demographic research. This Spring, ISRDI launched IPUMS-Global Health, featuring two datasets on women and children in middle- and low-income countries; IPUMS Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) AND IPUMS Performance Monitoring and Accountability.
To examine the role of the urban built environment in the emergence and reemergence of infectious diseases that affect human health, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine planned a public workshop. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
To better understand how stereotypes affect older adults and individuals with disabilities, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, with support from AARP, convened a public workshop on October 10, 2017. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Papers are invited for a special issue of Research in the Sociology of Health Care on “Underserved and Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Linkages with Health and Health Care Differentials.” The issue will focus on macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving the socially disadvantaged and underserved and other social factors as related to health and health care differentials. Send completed manuscripts or close to completed papers for review by December 3, 2018. Direct inquiries to Jennie.Kronenfeld@asu.edu.