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Anthropology Searches for Assistant Professor with Focus on Population Studies

Giddings House, home of the Anthropology Department.:

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — The Department of Anthropology at Brown University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in socio-cultural anthropology with a specific focus in population studies. The geographical area is open, but expertise on Africa, Asia, or the Middle East is a plus.

(Distributed August 6, 2012)

Fighting TB in India

Research in the field.:

SOUTH INDIA [Brown University] — Economist Kaivan Munshi and Sociologist Nancy Luke discuss their research project on fighting TB in India in this video. Their project aims to improve the success of TB patients completing their medication regimen by using community members instead of government or health workers to administer the treatment.

(Distributed July 19, 2012)

PSTC to Sponsor First Population Sciences Research Day

Population Studies Research Day:

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — How many population scientists are among the faculty at Brown? Who are they? What do population scientists do anyway? Does somebody have a data set that might help you with your research? To help you and others answer these questions and more, PSTC is pleased to sponsor the first annual Population Sciences Research Day on May 10, 2012 in Petteruti Lounge that will feature a poster session from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Lunch will be served. All are welcome to attend the poster session.

(Distributed March 29, 2012)
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