Join CRF Director Maureen Perry-Jenkins and Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Director Laurel Smith-Doerr for an info session on applying to be a CRF Family Research Scholar or ISSR Scholar. Prospective applicants for the Scholars Programs at CRF and ISSR will receive guidance on the application process, which program is best suited to them, and what reviewers will be looking for in competitive applications for the 2018 application deadline.
Fall Travel Awards of up to $300 will be given to selected UMass Amherst graduate students who are presenting original family research* at a national research conference before April 30, 2018. The student must be the first author on an accepted paper or poster presentation at the conference. The award money must be used exclusively for travel expenses associated with the conference.
Join the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences tomorrow, 9/19 at 4pm for a discussion of the politics, policies, and pragmatics of current immigration policy, particularly the recent termination of DACA. This policy has important implications for students at our university and across the nation, staff members, and hundreds of thousands of individuals who may lose their rights to work and reside in the United States.
The College of Nursing at UMass Amherst will host a seminar by Dr. Parveen Ali, a lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sheffield in England, titled “Domestic Violence and Experiences of Muslim Women.” This seminar is will take place on Tuesday, September 19 from 12pm to 1pm in Skinner 101.
For more information, registration and fees, please visit the ICPSR website. Fee for this course is $1400.
A developmental trajectory describes the course of a behavior over age or time. This two-and-a-half day workshop aims to provide participants with the training to apply a group-based method for analyzing developmental trajectories. This methodology has four significant capabilities:
For more information, registration and fees, please visit the ICPSR website. Fee for this course is $1700.
Intensive longitudinal methods, often called experience sampling, daily diary, or ecological momentary assessment methods, allow researchers to study people's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in their natural contexts. Typically they involve self-reports from individuals, dyads, families or other small groups over the course of hours, days, and weeks.