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Colleen Reid advises on heat wave dangers, precautions

Record-breaking summer temperatures are afflicting the nation. And they show no signs of stopping. The invisible danger of heat can wreck havoc on the body and hits vulnerable populations especially hard. Associate Professor of Geography at CU Boulder and IBS Fellow, Colleen Reid, shares about the dangers of heat and what we can do to

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Andrew Q. Philips’ study shows partisan divide shrinks among governors during economic downturns

Democratic and Republican governors may not be so divided when it comes to budget. While they have different budgetary priorities during times of economic strength, a new research paper shows the opposite occurs during economic uncertainty. Co-authored by Andrew Q. Philips, associate professor in the Department of Political Science and IBS Fellow, the paper details how governors on

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Amanda Stevenson discusses impact of Dobbs decision two years out

It’s been two years since the landmark overthrow of Roe V. Wade. Amanda Stevenson, assistant professor of sociology at CU Boulder and IBS Fellow, has been researching the state of women’s health in states with and without abortion access. CU Boulder Today Science Writer, Lisa Marshall, writes more about Stevenson’s research here.

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Participants at the Life Course Cognability Workshop. In the background is a large window overlooking the Boulder foothills.

Jessica Finlay, Michael Esposito’s Life Course Cognability project kicks off with successful scientific retreat

Everyday environments are largely overlooked when evaluating risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. But where you live can have a tremendous impact on your health. Jessica Finlay, assistant professor of geography at CU Boulder, and a fellow and faculty member of the Institute of Behavioral Science, and Michael Esposito, assistant professor of sociology

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Professor Karl Hill receives 2024 SPR International Collaborative Prevention Research Award

CU Boulder Professor and Institute of Behavioral Science Faculty Research Fellow, Karl Hill, has received the 2024 International Collaborative Prevention Research Award from the Society of Prevention Research (SPR). This award is presented to an individual or team of individuals for contributions to the field of prevention science in the area of international collaboration. Hill

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Attendees from the AI for Numerical Weather Prediction (AI4NWP) workshop in Washington, D.C. on May 6. Amir Behzadan stands fourth from the right in the first row.

Amir Behzadan provides expertise at White House/NOAA AI workshop on numerical weather prediction

Amir Behzadan, professor of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and IBS faculty research fellow, attended the AI for Numerical Weather Prediction (AI4NWP) workshop on May 6. Hosted by both the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this invitation-only workshop gathered experts from academia, government and the

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IBS 155A room hosting Amir Behzadan's Harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Disaster Management: Bridging Research, Practice, and Community Engagement workshop. Participants face a speaker gesturing at a poster.

IBS to support up to $5,000 for two topical workshops in 2024-2025

Calling all IBS Fellows! The Institute of Behavioral Science is now accepting applications for funds to support topical workshops. Workshops must be held in the 2024-2025 academic year and be built around existing funding opportunities. IBS is expected to have up to $5,000 in support for two workshops over this time period. The deadline to

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CU Boulder Earns Abstract of Distinction Award at 32nd Annual SPR Meeting

A roundtable symposium chaired by Pamela Buckley, associate research professor and fellow at the Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS), has earned the 2024 Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Abstract of Distinction Award. The presentation, titled “How Can Clearinghouses Help the Field Re-Envision, Re-Tool and Improve upon the Measurement Tools, Methodologies, and Dissemination Processes of Evidence-Based

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