News & Announcements

  • Emily Simpson receives SRCD dissertation funding award
    Congratulations to HDFS doctoral student Emily Simpson, who received the congratulating doctoral student Emily Simpson, who received the Society for Research in Child Development Dissertation Funding Award. This award is given for research proposals that merit special recognition and display the strong potential to contribute to the field of child development.
    Posted on September 18, 2018
  • Lisa Eaton receives two grants from the National Institutes of Health
    Associate Professor Lisa Eaton recently received two new grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She will serve as PI on an R31 from NIMH, Unified Approach to Address PrEP Cascade for BMSM. This project will involve the development of a stigma focused intervention to improve access to health care among marginalized populations. She […]
    Posted on August 10, 2018
  • HDFS faculty and grad students presented their work at SRA conference
    Nine HDFS graduate students and seven HDFS faculty gave 23 presentations at the 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA), which was held in Minneapolis, MN, April 11-15, 2018.  See the list of the participants (UConn HDFS is indicated in bold and  students are indicated with *).
    Posted on July 25, 2018
  • Kate Dibble and Keith Bellizzi receive research award
    Congratulations to graduate student Kate Dibble and Associate Professor Keith Bellizzi, who recently received a research award from the Connecticut Breast Health Initiative (CTBHI). The project is titled “Genetic counseling for BRCA1/2 mutations: Patient experiences, preferences and outcomes of counseling,” and seeks to examine preferences for individual-based or family centered genetic counseling as well as […]
    Posted on July 23, 2018
  • Linda Halgunseth Co-Author in SRCD Latino Caucus Brief article
    Associate Professor Linda Halgunseth co-authored an SRCD Latino Caucus Brief on separating children from their parents at the border.  Read the article entitled, “The Science is Clear: Separating Families has Damaging Psychological and Health Consequences” in UConn Today.
    Posted on July 17, 2018
  • HDFS faculty and grad student present their work at ISSBD conference
    HDFS faculty and graduate students presented at the 25th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD).  The event took place in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on July 15-19, 2018.   Here is a list of the participants.
    Posted on July 16, 2018
  • Grad students receive summer fellowships from Wood/Raith Living Trust
    HDFS graduate students, Gonul Kuscul and Samantha Lawrence, are among the first cohort of UConn students to receive summer fellowships from the Wood/Raith Living Trust.  This was a very competitive internal award to support work related to gender identity. Congratulations Gonul and Sam!
    Posted on May 22, 2018