Connecting the Academic Research Communities and the Nonprofit and Public Sectors
The National Science Foundation recently awarded CHASP faculty associate Angela Evans an EAGER Grant of $300,000 to explore how training protocols supported by NSF and targeted at research scientists in the hard sciences, technology, engineering and medicine might be beneficial to social and behavioral scientists as well.
Donor Gift Makes Possible New Research on the Impact of Digital Educational Technology in Public Schools
Made possible by a generous gift from Jaime Davila, CHASP director Carolyn Heinrich is working with a research team in Dallas and Milwaukee to help public schools harness the potential of digital educational tools for improving student achievement.
Building Human Capital and Economic Potential
The Smith Richardson Foundation provided funding to the University of Texas at Austin Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) and the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison to engage the best minds in the country in addressing this broad issue: How can we build economic self-sufficiency among working families and the disadvantaged, while simultaneously meeting the labor demand needs of employers, through policies and programs that increase labor market skills, employment, wages, and earnings? Learn More…
Professor Jacqueline Angel Publishes Major New Work on Latinos in an Aging World
CHASP Faculty Affiliate Jacqueline Angel, Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, has co-authored a major new book with Professor Ronald Angel, titled “Latinos in an Aging World” (published by Routledge in August 2014, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781848725379).
CHASP and CFRP Improving Child Support Policy and Outcomes via Pathbreaking Research
The Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) conducts pathbreaking research in the areas of child support, family strengthening, adolescent development, and early childhood intervention with the goal of bridging research and policy.
Seton and CHASP Launch Seven New Research Collaborations
Seton has granted approximately $300,000 for seven studies involving physicians, faculty members and other researchers in this first round of a new partnership with the LBJ School and CHASP.
Cynthia Osborne and CFRP Initiate State-level Conversation on Toxic Stress and Early Childhood
CHASP faculty research associate Cynthia Osborne and her research group, the Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP), co-hosted “Toxic Stress and Early Childhood: What Policy Makers and Funders Need to Know” on November 14, 2014.
Todd Olmstead Transforming Emergency Health Care through Research
Todd Olmstead, a CHASP faculty research associate and the James M. and Claudia U. Richter Fellow in Global Health Policy, is directing a Policy Research Project (PRP) aimed at rethinking the delivery of pre-hospital emergency care.
CHASP Professors Richardson and Warner Hit the Ground with a Team of Students to Study the Implementation of Affordable Care Act in Texas
As part of the LBJ School’s series of Policy Research Projects (PRPs), Professors Sam Richardson and David Warner take students to the field in a study of the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Texas.