Recidivism and Recovery: Analyzing Event History Data Using R

The Center for Research on Families’ Methodology Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst presents a Methodology Seminar: “Recidivism and Recovery: Analyzing Event History Data Using R,” with Lisa Fiorenzo, Methodology Consultant at the Center for Research on Families and Data Manager/Analyst, Rudd Adoption Research Program, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences. Friday, October 30, 2015 | 12pm –2pm | Campus Center Room 174-176, University of Massachusetts Amherst
FREE & OPEN TO ALL (Registration required, read more for registration link and information).

Water-Society Reading Group

The Departments of Geosciences and Environmental Conservation are collaborating to launch an interdisciplinary reading group focused on the relationships between water and society. The first meeting will take place in mid-October. Click to read a description of the reading group and information for those interested in joining.

ISSR Director Smith-Doerr Presents at Radcliffe Institute Symposium on Women in Biotech

Institute for Social Science Research Director and Professor of Sociology Laurel Smith-Doerr was invited to present her research at Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University at a symposium attended by over 500 people on September 18, 2015. The symposium's topic was “Women in Biotech.”  Smith-Doerr, the first speaker of the event, presented on a panel along with faculty members from Harvard and Deborah Dunsire, President and CEO of Forum Pharmaceuticals (formerly CEO of Millennium Pharmaceuticals).