PopDataViz Proof-of-Concept Infographic - an overview of the CPD data visualization workshop. CPD training designed to improve the use of population data in research and evidence-based decision-making. Infographic here. Details on PopDataViz2017 here.
PopDataViz2017 - 3 day training workshop: data visualization training; noon-hour panels: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of data visualization for population research; Hack-a-thon; Dragon’s Den; multisectoral, multidisciplinary expertise and networking.
May 19th, 2017. The CPD hosted a training workshop on Social Media & Demographic Methods. Workshop Instructor Emilio Zagheni provided attendees with a hands-on experience, learning practical skills for applying demographic methods to social media data.
CPD member Franque Grimard moderates a panel discussion on the cost-benefit of private sector investment in early childhood development in Nairobi, Kenya for at a conference for the GrOW project: Improving childcare options to create better economic opportunities for women in Nairobi slums.
The 61st Commission on the Status of Women took place at the UN headquarters in New York. CPD’s Shelley Clark and Arijit Nandi, and McGill’s Claudia Mitchell and Phil Oxhorn participated on the panel Promoting Women’s Empowerment at Work and Beyond: Expanding Childcare Options.
Each week the popular Social statistics and population dynamics seminar features prominent domestic and international scholars addressing key topics across the areas of family, aging, health, immigration, education, skills acquisition and labour.
All CPD members lead and participate in active programs of research, under at least one of the following five research axes, described in detail to the left: