News and Events

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Workshop: Genomics for Social Scientists- Epigenetics

June 12-16, 2023
Hosted by the Survey Research Center,
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
$200 course fee

Workshop: Genomics for Social Scientists

July 31- August 4, 2023
$0 course fee
Maximum 30 participants
This workshop will be held virtually

Cognition Data in the Health and Retirement Study

December 5-7, 2022
Amanda Sonnega

HRS Interviewer Observations

In large national surveys like the Health and Retirement Study that include in-person data collection, the interviewers collecting the survey data are often also asked to record observations of household and neighborhood characteristics.

2022 Summer Workshop: Introduction to the Health and Retirement Study

June 6-10, 2022
Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques

GeSS Workshop June 2022

Researchers from the University of Michigan invite you to apply to the 6th annual Genomics for Social Scientists workshop, held June 13-17, 2022.

HRS Offering its Week Long Workshop in December

Introduction to the Health and Retirement Study is offered every year in June as part of the SRC Summer Institute. Due to overwhelming demand, the program will begin to offer the workshop semi-annually. The same workshop that is offered in June will now also be offered in the first week in December.

2021 Summer Workshop: Introduction to the Health and Retirement Study

June 7-11, 2021
Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques

COVID-19 Research Initiatives in the HRS International Network

May 17, 2021

CAPRA/NBER symposium

The Michigan Center to Accelerate Population Research in Alzheimer's and the NBER Center for Aging and Health Research are sponsoring a half day symposium on Research Opportunities in the Economics of Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline.