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Wed, Apr 11, 2018
FRC team members Dr. Brent McBride, Dr. Soo-Yeun Lee, Dr. Gail M. Ferguson, and Cathy Cherry are honored with University of Illinois College of ACES and Paul A. Funk Recognition Awards.
Wed, Apr 11, 2018
FRC team members Dr. Brent McBride, Dr. Soo-Yeun Lee, Dr. Gail Ferguson, and Cathy Cherry were among those recognized at ACES 2018 Funk Award Banquet.
Mon, Apr 09, 2018
Margarita Teran-Garcia, MD, PhD, in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Abriendo Caminos Program starting summer or fall 2018. Please send a cover letter with research interests, current CV, and two recommendation letters from former supervisors (within last 3 years of employment) to Dr. Margarita Teran-Garcia at teranmd@illinois.edu.
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
Check out the new Christopher Family Foundation Food and Family Program Project: Fathers' Roles at Family Mealtimes. The project will investigate the relationship between father-child interactions at mealtimes and children’s healthy eating habits. Plus, our FRC Student Spotlight has shared an incredible recipe.
Fri, Mar 23, 2018
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.

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