Events and Workshops

Fall 2018 Schedule

Additional events and activities to be announced soon!

All workshops will take place in the 10th floor Commons Room at the Center for Human Growth and Development (300 N. Ingalls St.).

T32 Seminar Series: Training in Developmental Science to Improve Child Health and Well-Being
Fridays during the academic year from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

This weekly seminar series, led by Dr. Alison Miller, is geared toward postdoctoral trainees (or possibly advanced graduate students) across disciplines who are interested in using developmental science to address applied problems affecting children’s health and well-being. The seminar focuses on translational research and professional development issues across a range of topics. The seminar series is open to research and clinical psychologists, developmental-behavioral pediatricians, as well as others.  Topics include skill development as well as content knowledge and mentorship.  Format consists of guest speakers, facilitated discussion, and opportunities for trainees to present work in progress.To register for the seminar series, click here.

Academic Job Market: Applying, Interviewing, Negotiating
Wed, Sept 12th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

This workshop, led by CHGD Research Fellow Jenalee Doom, PhD, will cover the academic job market — including applying, interviewing, and negotiating — from the perspective of a postdoc who was on the job market last year. The workshop will dive into the “things I wish I had known” and “lessons learned” in order to help others successfully navigate the academic job market. Register here.

Behavioral Coding 101
Thurs, Sept 27th from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

This Center for Human Growth and Development (CHGD) workshop will highlight the benefits and considerations of using observational research methods to assess behavior. Dr. Alison Miller will present some examples of observational coding methods used in child development research and discuss the coding process, including developing a coding scheme and assessing reliability. Register here.

Children’s Experience of Food Insecurity and Health-Related Outcomes
Wed, Oct 10th from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

MICHR Recruitment Services
Wed, Oct 17th from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

CHGD Open House
Tues, Oct 23rd from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

19th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-Based Care
Thurs, Oct 25th – Fri, Oct 26th

Utilizing Child Medical Records for Research
Mon, Nov 5th from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Data Management
Wed, Dec 5th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.