The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) cordially invites submissions to a conference guided by these and other questions about gender differences in health. We invite you to submit extended abstracts of original research papers (up to 800 words) or full papers. Please submit your abstract online by February 24th 2019.
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The planned special issue will present contributions by leading scholars reflecting the increasing awareness of the approach of economics of convention (EC) in France and other countries. Health issues are an important research topic in the social sciences and ECs approach. Deadline for working title and abstracts is end of April 2019.
Through this funding opportunity, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) seeks to develop and amplify the evidence around a set of approaches that improve community health and well-being and advance health equity, while also addressing climate change adaptation or mitigation. Application deadline is February 8, 2019 3pm ET.
The Colloquium will showcase the groundbreaking work of organizations that are leading health transformation with 3 days of interactive discussions and networking. Philadelphia, PA on March 18-20, 2019. Early bird registration is January 25, 2019.
2019 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and SimulationChristine Bachrach
SBP-BRiMS is an interdisciplinary computational social science conference focused on both modeling complex socio-technical systems and using computational techniques to reason about and study complex socio-technical systems. July 9-12, 2019 in Lehman Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington DC, US. Regular paper submissions due February 22, 2019.
The Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, sponsors the annual Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for scholars in the field of retirement or disability research and policy. The program is funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration to provide opportunities for junior or non-tenured scholars from all academic disciplines to pursue cutting-edge projects on retirement or disability issues. Deadline: January 31, 2019.
Submissions invited for a workshop on “Health, Morbidity and Mortality in Europe – and Beyond”, to be held Wednesday, 4th September – Friday, 6th September 2019, at the Medical Sociology Unit, Hanover Medical School in Germany. Organized by the European Association for Population Studies Working Group on Health, Morbidity and Mortality. Researchers interested in presenting their work are invited to contact Jon Anson at firstname.lastname@example.org with an abstract or preliminary conceptualisation by 15th March 2019.
With the goal of translating research into action to improve urban population health, the “Health And…” Conference series brings together leading investigators, policymakers, practitioners, and community leaders who work at the intersection of health and its many determinants. The 2019 Conference, to be held on May 13th, will focus on Childhood and Opportunity. Stay tuned for more details. Link leads to information on past conferences.
Each year, NIH honors the research trajectory and continuing influence of Dr. Matilda White Riley in the behavioral and social sciences across and beyond the NIH. Early stage investigator paper competition opening in January 2019, stay tuned.
OBSSR and the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee held the third NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival: Connecting People to Advance Health on the NIH campus on November 27, 2018. This 1-day festival brought together behavioral and social scientists within the NIH extramural and intramural communities to network and collaborate with one another and share scientific ideas, highlight recent advances in NIH-supported behavioral and social sciences research in fiscal year (FY) 2018, and explore ways to advance behavioral and social sciences research. Festival photos and the archived recording are now available.