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Welcome to the PRC

The Population Research Center (PRC) at the University of Texas at Austin facilitates and supports cutting-edge research that takes a population-level approach to understanding social problems and to promoting human health and well-being. The PRC cultivates an interdisciplinary and collaborative research community and provides outstanding infrastructure to support and promote research by our faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. Our research coalescences around five thematic areas: Biosocial Processes; Reproductive Health and Fertility; Families and Development; Contexts, Networks, and Institutions; and Population Change.

Inaugural TEXPOP Conference

April 28, 2023, 9 am to 4:30 pm
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The conference is designed to be a research accelerator that will allow attendees to learn about population research on current social problems being conducted across Texas and to develop potential collaborations for future projects and grant submissions.

The conference is organized around 8 session themes:
Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health
Health Promotion
Place and Health
Race, Segregation, and Discrimination
LGBTQ+ Populations and Health
Health Disparities
Gender, Income, and Inequality

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