Events

NextGenPop is an undergraduate pipeline program in population research that aims to increase the diversity of the population field and nurture the next generation of population scientists. It is funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health (R25 HD105602). NextGenPop Fellows will study population composition and change through the lens of pressing contemporary issues, including race and income inequalities, health disparities, immigration, and family change. This June, DUPRI will host 21 fellows from 19 universities across the nation for a 2-week, in-person, on-campus summer experience. The theme will be Inequality and Health.
Date
6/02/2024
Time
9:00am - 12:00pm
Venue
Gross Hall 230E
We are thrilled to announce that general registration for SN&H ’24 is now open! The workshop will be held May 14-17 on Duke’s campus in Durham NC and we are now accepting applications for SN&H ’24 Fellowships.
Date
5/14/2024
Time
9:00am - 5:00pm
DUPRI will be hosting a workshop, Multilevel Modeling in R, on May 3. This 4-hour training will cover the basics of running multilevel models in R, including specification and syntax, interpretation and displaying of results, and model checking and comparison. Some prior experience using R is recommended.
Date
5/03/2024
Time
9:00am - 1:00pm
We are delighted to announce the upcoming NIA-funded workshop "Leveraging Existing Data and Analytic Methods For Health Disparities Research Related to Aging and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias," scheduled to take place on March 11-12, 2024 at JB Duke Hotel, Durham. Registration is now open.
Date
3/11/2024
Time
8:00am - 5:00pm
Venue
JB Duke Hotel
DUPRI will be hosting a virtual workshop, “Working with Big Data, SQL, and Cloud Computing using R,” on February 27. This 2-hour training provides an introduction to working with remote structured databases, performing SQL queries, and accessing and using cloud computing services like Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Compute Engine. The training will focus specifically on the R programming language. Some prior experience using R is recommended.
Date
2/27/2024
Time
10:00am - 11:00pm
Venue
Zoom
DUPRI will be hosting a workshop, Text Analysis Using R, on December 1. This 4-hour training provides an introduction to computational text analysis using R. It covers data import and formatting, cleaning and prepping documents, data visualization, exploratory analysis, basic network analysis, and topic modeling. Some prior experience using R is recommended.
Date
12/01/2023
Time
9:00am - 1:00pm
Venue
Gross Hall, Room 230C
DUPRI will be hosting a workshop, Collecting Web-Based Data Using R, on November 17. This 4-hour training provides an introduction to collecting web-based data using R. It covers making HTTP requests, web scraping, working with structured or scraped web data, interacting with APIs, and obtaining open data. Some prior experience using R is recommended.
Date
11/17/2023
Time
9:00am - 1:00pm
Venue
Gross Hall, Room 230C
DUPRI will be hosting an Introduction to R virtual workshop. This 4-hour training (one morning and one afternoon session) will introduce you to the R programming language for statistical computing. The class is suitable for beginners who have never used R and is geared toward users of Stata/SAS/SPSS.
Date
10/24/2023
Time
10:00am - 2:30pm
Venue
Zoom
The Center for Child and Family Policy invites you to the Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture featuring Kathryn Edin, William Church Osborn Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and Timothy Nelson, lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Princeton.
Date
10/19/2023
Time
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue
Sanford Building, Rhodes Conference Room
Drawing from experiences of dozens of cash transfer programs in low- and middle-income countries, Dr. Paul Niehaus will summarize key findings and share his internationally informed perspective, covering challenges to designing and launching randomized controlled studies, interpreting evidence from diverse contexts, and highlighting features that translate across contexts, including the U.S.
Date
9/21/2023
Time
5:00pm - 6:15pm
Venue
Sanford 05