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Past Webinars


Learn more about the Chitwan Valley Family Study (CVFS), other research happening at the Institute for Social and Environmental Research – Nepal (ISER-N), and data creation for global and comparative population research. Support provided by NICHD (R25 HD101358).

Past webinars in this series

Click the webinars below to watch previously hosted webinars.

Training | September 15, 2021

Intro to the CVFS

This webinar will explain the purpose of the CVFS and give an overview of data collection from study launch to present day.

Training | September 29, 2021

Measures of Mental Health

This webinar will describe the work to create a Nepal-specific Composite International Diagnostic Interview and…

Training | October 13, 2021

Linking CVFS Data

This webinar will give an overview of how to link observations across CVFS files, link individuals to households and…

Training | October 27, 2021

Collecting Migrant Data

This webinar will provide an overview of CVFS design for tracking migrants and innovation in collecting migrant data along…

Training | November 10, 2021

Health Policy Research

The webinar is targeted to doctoral students and junior researchers in development economics/health economics…

Training | December 1, 2021

Genetic Study Design

This webinar will provide an overview of the design of the genetic data in CVFS, planned research activities, and….

Training | December 15, 2021

High Impact Topics

This webinar will feature investigators discussing high priority topics for new global population health research..

Training | January 12, 2022

Child Health Data

This webinar will give an overview of previous data collections of child health measures, child health outcomes among…

Training | January 26, 2022

COVID-19 2021 Pilot

This webinar will review the methods and primary findings from the COVID-19 CVFS Pilot Study implemented in the first…

Training | February 9, 2022

Women’s Work History Calendars

This webinar will describe the process of developing the seasonal work history calendars used to study women’s…

Training | February 23, 2022

New Data on the Transition to Adulthood

During the 2021-2022 year CVFS is launching two innovative approaches to measurement of key experiences in the…

Training | March 9, 2022

Polygenic Scores

This webinar will provide an overview of the methodology around the construction of polygenic scores and…

Training | March 23, 2022

Egalitarian Beliefs

This webinar will present a study of how individual egalitarian beliefs about caste and gender correlate with…

Training | April 20, 2022

Migration and School Choice

This webinar will explore findings related to the extent to which a father’s migration abroad influences the school choice and…

Training | May 4, 2022

New Ideas

This webinar will feature students presenting new ideas for research using CVFS data.

Training | May 18, 2022

Maternal Depression

Drawing on multiple CVFS datasets, this research presentation explores the intergenerational link between mental disorders…