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Mon, Jul 15, 2019
We are now accepting applications for a Research Translation Specialist at the Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Research Translation Specialist will build on the nationally recognized work of the Family Resiliency Center’s research translation and outreach program that focuses on child and family health and wellbeing. For more information on the position and how to apply visit here:
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
This year-long supervised research course provides students with first-hand experience working as part of a research team and develops a working knowledge of the theory and applications of transdisciplinary research. Students are provided with an overview of research program issues; develop oral and written communication skills, data management skills, team building skills, critical thinking skills, and professional work environment skills; trained in mixed methods relevant to factors that contribute to child and family health; identify opportunities and barriers in transdisciplinary team work; and prepare a scientific presentation that reflects the knowledge of transdisciplinary science gained through working on actual research projects.
Sat, Feb 09, 2019
Find out all the latest happenings in FRC research, awards, and upcoming events in the February 2019 Newsletter!
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
“Finding Employment That Works For Individuals With Asperger’s Syndrome/Autism” Finding Employment that Works for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome is an in-depth seminar that describes how to guide these students to employment success. It features case studies and interactive exercises, and a workbook with assessments and worksheets. It will be presented by Barbara Bissonnette, Principal Forward Motion Coaching and best-selling author and expert on autism and employment. The event will take place March 13, 2019 at the IHotel and Conference Center. Registration can be found at Contact: Lindsay Haitz,, 217-300-7226. A flyer with more information can be found at
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
Join the nation's foremost experts in human nutrition, obesity research, and child and family health at the Food and Family Conference 2019. Hosted by the Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in partnership with the Christopher Family Foundation. Registration and more information coming soon! More information and the Food & Family Conference 2019 preview podcast can be found at Food and Family Conference | September 25-26, 2019 | Chicago, IL