Introduction to Stata

Ruy Manrique is a PhD student at UNC’s Department of Sociology and a predoctoral trainee at the Carolina Population Center. He is also part of the team of graduate student consultants for the Odum Institute Stats Desk. Ruy has ample experience as an applied statistician and data analyst. Contact Jill Stevens with questions.

MCH presents Iheoma U. Iruka, PhD talk

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center) Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Department of Maternal and Child Health presents a guest lecture by Iheoma U. Iruka, PhD, entitled "Attending to the Role of Racism and Cultural Wealth on Child and Family Wellbeing: Advancing Anti-Racist Developmental Science." A Research Professor in the Department of Public Policy and the Founding Director of the Equity Research Action Coalition at the Frank Porter... Read more »

Health of Women Networking Event for UNC Researchers

219 Brinkhous-Bullitt Building Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join UNC's Office of Research Development (ORD) for an in-person interdisciplinary networking event focusing on Women's Health. Connect with fellow researchers, discuss projects, future directions, and funding opportunities. Share one-slide presentations, explore NIH funding insights, and engage in topic-driven networking. Submit your presentation using the provided template to kelley_cardone@unc.edu by 10/6/23. Presentation slides will be... Read more »

Active Shooter and Critical Incident Response Emergency Training

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Gillings School is hosting an in-person training on Wednesday, October 11, from 10:00-11:00am in the Joan H. Gillings Auditorium, 133 Rosenau. This training is lead by Sgt. James David of the UNC-CH Police Department. Please register for this training opportunity here. Additional training opportunities will be announced soon.

UNC IPRC “Connect, Empower, Prevent” Series October Webinar

The UNC Injury Prevention Research Center’s “Connect, Empower, Prevent” IVP Webinar Series returns for it’s second iteration October 11th, 2023 from 12 - 12:30pm with a presentation from Nidhi Sachdeva who will be presenting on “Connecting With Local Governments And Empowering Communities To Prevent Drug Overdose”. Registration is free and open to the public, so... Read more »

Influenza (flu) Vaccination Clinic

Genetic Medicine Research Building, Atrium Lobby

An opportunity for UNC-Chapel Hill community members to obtain a flu vaccination on campus on Thursday, Oct. 12 in the Genetic Medicine Research Building, Atrium Lobby Additional opportunities will be held on: Friday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Frank Porter Graham Student Union (Employee Appreciation Day) There are several other opportunities for... Read more »

Cognitive Interviewing in Survey Research

This short course is designed to provide participants with fundamentals on how to design, conduct, and analyze cognitive interviews. Participants will have the opportunity to practice specific cognitive interviewing techniques, including think-alouds, probing, and observation. Participants will also learn about revising survey questions based on interpreting cognitive interview results. Contact Jill Stevens with questions

Systems Thinking Workshop

1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room) McGavran-Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Complex problems need complexity-aware methods. Systems Thinking, one such method, is a structured approach to learning about complex problems that engages diverse perspectives in developing visual representations of emerging understanding... Read more »

Systems Thinking Workshop

Complex problems need complexity-aware methods. Systems thinking, one such method, is a structured approach to learning about complex problems that engages diverse perspectives in developing visual representations of emerging understanding that can be tested and used as the foundation for planning action. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to systems thinking, learn how to... Read more »

Registration open for “Multi-Item Scale Development Part 1”

Zoom

Dr. Marcella Boynton is currently an assistant professor in the UNC Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine and a biostatistician at UNC NC TraCS Institute where she provides statistics, research methods, and psychometrics support to a wide range of translational and behavioral scientists. Contact Jill Stevens with questions.

UNC Core Center for Clinical Research Speaker Series

Please join us on Wednesday, October 18th for the UNC Core Center for Clinical Research (CCCR) Speakers Series presentation, "Mental Health Phenotyping in Osteoarthritis: From Concept to Implementation" from speaker Trevor Lentz, PT, PhD, MPH (Duke University School of Medicine). Join us virtually on Zoom at 10:30am EST. https://zoom.us/j/95689576583?pwd=c3RLNEt2WHQzSEoyZmJIN1FEQVR2QT09&from=addon Contact Abrianna Mihalkovic with questions.

Clear Health Communication

This workshop will provide an introduction to health literacy and plain language for written communication. We will cover tips and tools for clear communication and practice writing with plain language. The workshop is intended for anyone creating patient education materials or communicating with the public about health topics. You can register for the event at... Read more »

Influenza (flu) Vaccination Clinic

Great Hall, Frank Porter Graham Student Union 3103 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

An opportunity for UNC-Chapel Hill community members to obtain a flu vaccination on campus on Friday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Frank Porter Graham Student Union (Employee... Read more »

Utilizing Probability Panels: Best Practices in Planning, Fielding, and Analysis

This 2-day course (10/23 2-4pm & 10/25 3-5pm) is designed to provide a guide for consumers of probability-based panels to understand what they are working with: What questions to ask and what features to understand about probability panels in evaluating their use for data collections, and how to best use probability-based panel data. It will... Read more »

AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Lecture with Maryn McKenna

305 Carroll Hall

A prominent science author and journalist will talk about the challenges COVID-19 posed to health communicators who had to confront mis- and disinformation that undermined the nation's efforts to control the pandemic. Maryn McKenna, senior writer at WIRED, will headline the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Lecture on Tuesday, October 24, at 2 p.m. in... Read more »