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Procrastinating on Climate Change

Omnia interviewed Joseph Kable, PSC & PARC researcher and Baird Term Professor of Psychology, on why humans can’t seem to make the commitment to slow climate change.

--January 23, 2019

Population structure of human gut bacteria in a diverse cohort from rural Tanzania and Botswana

In the largest study of its kind, PARC researcher Sarah Tishkoff and co-authors investigated the gut microbiomes of people from seven ethnically diverse populations in remote Botswana and Tanzania. Their findings illuminate the relative impact of lifestyle, geography, and genetics in shaping the microbiome. Read Penn Today for more.

--January 23, 2019

Irma T. Elo Appointed to the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Rising Midlife Mortality Rates and Socioeconomic Disparities

Irma T. Elo has been appointed to the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Rising Midlife Mortality Rates and Socioeconomic Disparities.

--January 22, 2019

New Years Message from Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging

Check out the New Years message from Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging.

--January 18, 2019

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Collin Payne – GGD Alumni

Recent graduate Collin Payne, faculty member in Demography at the Australian National University, stopped in to talk with us about his current projects and his experience at Penn.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition


Request for Proposals:  2019-2020 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due Friday, March 15, 2019 | 5 pm

The Annual Quartet award competition is jointly sponsored by the PSC, the Population Aging Research Center, Boettner Center for Pension Retirement Research, and LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics. The competition promotes high quality and innovative research in demography, economics, and related social and behavioral sciences. Quartet awards are funded for one year (or less) in duration and are selected through competitive peer review. Click here to read about former and currently funded projects

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