Topic: Population Research Center

Majority of Young Women and Men Prefer Egalitarian Relationships, Study Shows

Jan. 20, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas The majority of young women and men today would prefer an egalitarian relationship in which work and family responsibilities are shared equally between partners if that possibility were available to them, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California-Santa Barbara.

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DNA Reveals Local Adoption of New Technologies, Not Migration, Caused Cultural Changes in Ancient Illinois

Dec. 2, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  DNA samples from North Americans who lived more 1,000 years ago in Illinois reveal that rapid cultural changes came from acceptance of new practices rather than from a population influx into the region, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University.

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Poverty-Obesity Link is More Prevalent for Women Than Men, Study Shows

Sept. 15, 2014

Adolescent girls living in economically disadvantaged families are more likely than their male counterparts to become overweight or obese, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Childhood Adversity Launches Lifelong Relationship and Health Disadvantages for Black Men

March 3, 2014

African American men who endured greater childhood adversity are likely to experience disadvantages in health and relationships over time, according to new sociology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study How STEM Education Contributes to Workforce Success

Oct. 7, 2013

University of Texas at Austin sociologist Chandra Muller and economist Sandra Black have received a $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education contributes to career success.

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