IBS Speaker Series: What Urban Science can tell you about the cities of the present, past and future

Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/95260579117 – email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for password. Speaker: Luis Bettencourt Abstract: The confluence of worldwide urbanization and of bigger data of many kinds and from many places is enabling a new, more systematic, and more scientific understanding of human societies and of cities in particular. In this talk, I will provide a brief overview of the ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series – Special Presentation! Why the social sciences and genetics need each other.

Zoom Link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/97433416901 Speaker: Melinda Mills, Keynote Speaker for the Integrating Genetics and the Social Science (IGSS) Annual Conference. Bio: Melinda Mills (MBE, FBA) is Director, Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science (LCDS), University of Oxford. Her research spans multiple topics in demography, empirical sociology, statistics and genetics. Her recent work focuses on sociogenomics, combining a social science ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series: “Historical and Conceptual Foundations of Measurement in the Human Sciences: Credos and Controversies”

Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/95260579117 – email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for password. Speaker: Derek Briggs Abstract: “Whatever exists at all exists in some amount. To know it thoroughly involves knowing its quantity as well as its quality.”  This was the credo articulated by Edward Thorndike in 1918 to make the case for the importance of measurement for scientific advance in the ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series: Making Air Quality Count: Low-cost sensors, Public Health and Urban Planning

Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/95260579117 – email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for password. Speaker: Dylan Connor Abstract: In the year 2016 alone, air pollution was responsible for ~ 7 million premature deaths. 90% of these deaths occurred in the Global South. How can countries in the Global South improve air quality? This talk takes a multipronged approach to answer this question. First: ... Read more

Equity in Research Workshop Series : Training 4 – Dissemination/Reporting

IBS is excited to host a series of four workshops aimed at examining and promoting equity across the different stages of the research process. The workshops will be led by Dr. Kristine Andrews, a renowned expert on this topic. Training 4 will focus on equitable communication tips. It will also explain how equity can be ... Read more

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