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Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Human Subject Incentive Program (HSIP) Meet & Greet
Wed, Jan 16th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Do you have questions about HSIP and how it works? Do you have feedback on the program? Please join this Meet & Greet event to interact with HSIP staff, share any comments or concerns, and get your questions answered! Register here.
Informing the Uninformed: Improving the Process of Child Assent and Parental Permission
Thurs, Jan 17th from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Dr. Alan Tait, Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology at the U-M Medical School will review the barriers to providing understandable research information to children and parents and discuss ways in which information delivery can be enhanced. Register here.

Electronic Education: How Parents and Media Producers Can Maximize Young Children’s Learning from Digital Media
Wed, Jan 23rd from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Very young children can learn from screen media, but the support of adults (parents and those producing and designing media) is crucial. In this talk, Dr. Georgene Troseth, Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology & Human Development at Vanderbilt University, will be presenting her research on how to maximize the benefits of children’s (limited) exposure to screens.

NIH SBIR/STTR Application Round-Table Discussion
Tues, Jan 29th from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Dr. Susan Woolford, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, recently had an NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant funded. During this Round-Table, she will be sharing her insights, strategies, and experience with this success with faculty considering applying for an NIH SBIR or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) application. Register here.
CHGD Member Meetup
Wed, Feb 6th from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (lunch provided)
This event is open to current, new and prospective CHGD members, with the goal of providing an opportunity for faculty to network and to learn about, as well as share feedback regarding, CHGD programs and services. Lunch will be served. Register here.
Utilizing Michigan Research Experts Website
Tues, Feb 26th from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.Details to follow.
Talk Title TBD
Thurs, Feb 21st
Dr. Sara Harkness, Professor in Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Connecticut, will be presenting at CHGD on Thurs, Feb 21st (time TBD). Dr. Harkness has research expertise in Cultural Structuring of Human Development; Parents Cultural Belief Systems and Parenting; Cognitive, Affective and Social Development in Early Childhood, Child Language Socialization; Theories of Culture and Human Development; Cultural Influences on Health At The Household and Community Levels; and Family Policy.
Writing a Competitive Research Grant Proposal
Tues, March 12th 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Lunch provided.Details to follow.
CHGD Member Meetup
Mon, April 8th from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (lunch provided)
This event is open to current, new and prospective CHGD members, with the goal of providing an opportunity for faculty to network and to learn about, as well as share feedback regarding, CHGD programs and services. Lunch will be served. Register here.
Behavioral Coding Workshop
Thurs, April 11th
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Details to follow
More to come!

Fall 2018 Schedule