News and Events

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Webinar: Introduction to the Health and Retirement Study

January 9, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 P.M. EST

HRS at IAGG 2017: Pre-conference Workshop & More

Cognition in the Health and Retirement Study and Around the Globe:
The Harmonized Cognitive Assessment Protocol

21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
San Francisco, CA
July 22, 2017
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Room 2001 Moscone West (Convention Center)

Upcoming HRS Exhibits

Visit the HRS Exhibit Booth at these annual meetings and conferences.

Deadline Extended for Experimental Module Proposals

The deadline for submitting proposals for experimental modules for the 2018 wave of HRS has been extended to February 6, 2017. Initial selection will be February 20, 2017. Final question text and specifications for selected modules will still be due May 1, 2017.

New Experimental Modules for HRS 2018 Invited

(Updated January 12, 2017)

2017 Summer Workshop: Genomic Analysis for Social-Behavioral Scientists

A one-week genomic data workshop focused on providing hands-on training for researchers working at the intersection of genetics and social science research, using data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) as a model.

2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting

Visit the HRS booth at the 2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting.

November 16-20, 2016
New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana