Support for a three workshop speaker series to delve deeper into "Transmedia Storytelling for Good," featuring top experts in the field of transmedia.
Support for a one-day conference, "Innovative Use of Technology for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care: Evidence, Challenges, and the Way Forward," to bring together faculty, students, outside experts, representatives of technology companies, public policy makers and members of the HIV/AIDS community to share research findings and real-world application of social media and web-based and mobile technologies for HIV prevention and care.
Support for a two-day "Clean Air and Policy" Workshop initiated by faculty from both the Joint Research Institute in Science and Engineering by Peking University and UCLA, and the Center for Clean Air at UCLA Institute of Environment and Sustainability (IoES). The overarching goal of the workshop is to expand the scope of the 2014 JRI symposium by bringing in government officials and policymakers from both California and China to join JRI faculty and students to discuss public health and policy issues related to air pollution.
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.
A three-part symposia series co-sponsored by the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America, and the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity.The series will examine critical issues affecting the health of Latinos in the United States and foster discussions that encourage collective and strategic thinking in ways to effectively address health inequities.
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.
This award funds planning meetings to discuss and develop possible coordinated graduate and undergraduate courses, opportunities for student involvement in this area, collaborative research opportunities, and potential service activities.
Spring 2018 symposium on "Designing Health Communities," hosted by the Center for Occupational & Environmental Health to further develop and reinforce the nascent relationship between the public health and urban planning disciplines, advance the practice of preventing injury and disease caused by the built environment, and support the MPH/MURP joint-degree program.