Support for a planning meeting with the ultimate goal of developing a new cross-campus research program in "Integrating Corpus Linguistics with Cultural Psychology and Sociodemographic Analysis to Understand the Nature and Causes of Long-Term Cultural Change: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Analyzing Big Data."
Support for symposium, "Obesity Stigma: Psychological, Social, and Medical Causes and Consequences," to examine obesity stigma using an interdisciplinary lens, drawing from the fields of psychology, medicine, and sociology.
Support for planning meeting and symposium addressing behavioral health-primary care as a key strategy for improving behavioral health outcomes among youth. This offers an opportunity to bring campus expertise together to develop an interdisciplinary cross-campus program on integrated care to advance education, research, and service at UCLA and provide a prototype for other programs nationally.
This awards provides funding to host the 23rd annual Joint Symposium in Neural Computation (JSNC) at UCLA. JSNC is a regional meeting of Southern California computational neuroscience researchers (http://inc.ucsd.edu/ann-symp.html) that was founded by Terry Sejnowski of the Salk Institute.
This award funds a workshop and symposium on Causal Inference, an interdisciplinary subject that has engaged a range of disciplines, including philosophy, mathematics, computer science, neuroscience, psychology, epidemiology, cognitive science, sociology and economics.
The goal of this event is to improve undergraduate education by assessing ways to make the teaching review process result in a more representative evaluation of teaching effectiveness and efforts to improve instruction. This event is aimed at bringing together those faculty invested in reconsidering and improving the teaching evaluation process on campus.