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Friday, January 18, 2019

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FUNDING PROGRAM DEADLINES

Fri, February 1, 2019 | Adjunct-CET Professional Development Fund


Fri, February 4, 2019 | William P. Kelly Research Fellowship Program


Fri, March 1, 2019 | Book Completion Award


Fri, March 15, 2019 | Graduate Student Fellowship


Mon, April 15, 2019 | The CUNY Academy Stewart Travel Awards for Assistant Professors


 

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The CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program, a ten-week program that offers hands-on research experience is accepting applications until Mon, February 4, 2019. Learn More

 

PUBLICATIONS

Social Science of Medicine Cover

INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION OF GENDER SOCIAL NORMS AND TEENAGE SMOKING

N?riaRodr?guez-Planas, The City College of New York, Queens College and The Graduate Center

This paper provides evidence of different teenage-smoking dynamics between genders with social progression. In particular, we find that descending from more gender-equal societies makes girls relatively more prone to smoke than those from less gender-equal societies relative to their male counterparts...

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Nature Scientific Reports Cover

ROOT MEAN SQUARE MINIMUM DISTANCE AS A QUALITY METRIC FOR STOCHASTIC OPTICAL LOCALIZATION NANOSCOPY IMAGES

Yi Sun, The City College of New York

A localization algorithm in stochastic optical localization nanoscopy plays an important role in obtaining a high-quality image. A universal and objective metric is crucial and necessary to evaluate qualities of nanoscopy images and performances of localization algorithms. In this paper, we propose root mean square minimum distance (RMSMD) as a quality metric for localization...

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Nature Physics Cover

THE K-CORE AS A PREDICTOR OF STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE IN MUTUALISTIC ECOSYSTEMS

Flaviano Morone, Gino Del Ferraro and Hern?n A. Makse, The City College of New York

Collapses of dynamical systems into irrecoverable states are observed in ecosystems, human societies, financial systems and network infrastructures. Despite their widespread occurrence and impact, these events remain largely unpredictable. In searching for the causes for collapse and instability...

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Health Communication Cover

PROMOTING HEALTH FROM THE PULPIT: A PROCESS EVALUATION OF HIV SERMONS TO REDUCE HIV STIGMA AND PROMOTE TESTING IN AFRICAN AMERICAN AND LATINO CHURCHES

Karen R. Fl?rez, Graduade School of Public Health and Health Policy

Embedding health messages into sermons is a potentially valuable strategy to address HIV and other health disparities in churches that predominantly serve racial and ethnic minorities. This study explores implementation of an HIV sermon as part of a multi-component intervention in three churches...

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