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Overview of Michigan's advanced research computing resources, Monday, June 27, 9-10:30 am, BSRB - Kahn Auditorium

U-M's Data Science Initiative offers expanded consulting services via CSCAR

Elizabeth Bruch promoted to Associate Professor

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Lam discusses shifts in global population, past and future

Thompson says LGBT social movement will bring new strength in push for tighter gun control

Yang says devalued pound will decrease resources for the families of migrant workers in Britain

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Michigan Population Studies Center

Culture of health chart.

What policies work (and don't) in promoting good health?

Paula Lantz, Thomas Buchmueller, Helen Levy, and colleagues analyze policies designed to produce a culture of health via a newly funded research hub.

Family in Mozambique

Gauging the impact of programs for orphaned and vulnerable children in Mozambique

Dean Yang measures health, educational, and economic outcomes for programs intended to help children affected by the HIV epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa, and their households.

Symbol of 1 female and 2 males.

What contributes to multiple-partner sexual relations among young women?

Postdoc Abigail Weitzman looks at factors affecting sexual concurrency among young women, including both childhood experiences and changes over time in personal circumstances and relationship dynamics.

Three generation family

Influences on and outcomes of living close to family members

HwaJung Choi, Robert Schoeni, Hongwei Xu, and Daniel Brown study why Americans live close to their families and how this proximity impacts socioeconomic and health status.

Satellite image, Detroit

Data to support economic and community development in Detroit

Jeffrey Morenoff and Elisabeth Gerber are collecting data to help investors, policymakers, and other community members understand the dynamic impacts of activities intended to improve the Detroit metro area.

Michigan's Population Studies Center,
established in 1961, has a rich history as an interdisciplinary community of scholars in population research and training. PSC is one of five centers within the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research (ISR). More...

PSC receives core funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (R24 HD041028) and the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).