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Wednesday
October 28, 2020

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University Center for Social & Urban Research (UCSUR)

Cathedral of Learning

Established in 1972 to serve as a resource for researchers and educators interested in the basic and applied social and behavioral sciences.

412-624-5442
ucsur@pitt.edu



Center Highlight - USA Today:   For family caregivers, COVID-19 is a mental health crisis in the making

Center Highlight - The Washington Post:   Caregivers of elderly loved ones face heavy emotional, physical, financial toll

  Center Highlight - Congratulations to UCSUR GIS Analyst, Ellen Kinnee, who worked on an Atrial Fibrillation study that has been published in JAMA Network Open:  Association of Fine Particulate Matter and Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Related Articles:
Post Gazette:   Air pollution linked to more strokes in people with Afib
UPMC:  Pollution and Stroke Risk in People with Atrial Fibrillation

Center Report:  Effects COVID-19 on Family Caregivers, A Community Survey

Center Report:  The Pittsburgh Today Education Survey

Center Report:  Initial Labor Force Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Allegheny County

Information:  Pitt´s response to the COVID-19 outbreak

University Times - Pitt´s pandemic heroes:  Work on seeking grants doesn´t shut down

· Fast Facts ·

$70M

in Research Impact

(FY 2018-19)

(Total funding for all UCSUR-affiliated projects)



> 40 

Peer Reviewed Publications

(FY 2018-19)

> 5,000  

Google Scholar Citations

(FY 2018-19)



$20,000

Awarded to
Pitt Researchers

(FY 2018-19)



· Key Initiatives ·

Services

  • Study management & data collection
  • Pitt UCSUR Regional Research Registry (PuRRR)
  • Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
  • Environmental Policy Analysis
  • Acquisition & Management of Secondary Data
  • Program Evaluation Services

Data Center

  • Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center (WPRDC)
  • Southwest PA Community Profiles
  • Pittsburgh TODAY - Regional Indicators

Miscellaneous

  • Brown Bag Lecture Series
  • Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Awards

Reports

  • UCSUR Center Reports
  • U.S. Census Reports
  • Pittsburgh Economic Quarterly (PEQ)
  • Pittsburgh Perspectives
  • UCSUR Radio Podcast
  • UCSUR Annual Reports


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University
Center for Social & Urban Research
3343 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

ucsur@pitt.edu
412-624-5442