February 22, 2021

Team SSRI,

Week 49.

Have y’all had a chance to listen to Pauli the Podcast, the podcast about Pauli Murray, Durham-based civil rights activist? If not, you should. Google her and then go listen. She’s a civil rights activist, a lawyer, a women’s rights activist, Episcopal priest, an author…the list goes on.

I’m all for nature but I’m pretty sure I would have reacted just like this reporter if a herd was coming toward me.

When we get back to the office, how about we invest in these biking desks? This totally beats the stand-up desk.

Speaking of back to work: Aline Holzwarth talks about the return to the office post-pandemic stating that research shows the optimal balance of remote and in-person work at 60-80% of work outside the office.

Best,
Courtney

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Newsy Stuff
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How We’re Coping: Between COVID-19 and trying circumstances near and far, the past year has given Don Taylor of his share of stress and anxiety.

Hot off the press! Lorrie and Menna have a paper published: “How faculty discipline and beliefs influence instructional uses of writing in STEM undergraduate courses at research-intensive universities.”

Researchers are measuring global inequities in vaccine distribution — and they have solutions.

Record cold has left millions without power and drinking water.

Have you met Felix, the newest addition to the Duke Lemur Center?

NC leaders talk across difference about how to best address K-12 education needs during COVID-19

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Events
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Leveraging existing data and analytic methods for health disparities
March 9th, 10th | 9:00 am—5:00 p.m.
REGISTER

Evaluation 101 – Assessing Impact and Informing Improvement
March 11th | 9:30 am—12:00 p.m.
Dr. Jessica Sperling and Megan Gray
REGISTER

DUPRI Seminar with Avshalom Caspi and Terrie Moffitt, Duke University:
Charting mental disorders from childhood to midlife
February 25th| 3:30-5:00 PM
ZOOM

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