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Seattle City Council and University of Washington to hold research colloquium

City of Seattle FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/5/2012

Councilmember Tim Burgess

Seattle City Council and University of Washington to hold research colloquiumCity Hall event will highlight opportunities for City collaboration with university research partners

Join Councilmembers and University of Washington professors and graduate students at a research colloquium discussing how scientific research could improve City programs or services.

WHAT: City of Seattle/University of Washington Research Colloquium brownbag

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 7, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: City Council Chambers, second floor, Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave

Seema Clifasefi, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Susan Collins, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Daniel Malone, The Downtown Emergency Services Center
Ross Matsueda, UW Sociology
Ed McCormack, UW Transportation Engineering
Jennie Romich, UW School of Social Work & The West Coast Poverty Center

Councilmember Tim Burgess will provide brief opening remarks. Four recent and ongoing UW research studies that focus on Seattle programs will be discussed:

– Evaluation of Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance

– Public Use Bicycle-Share Program

– Housing First Approach for Homeless Individuals

– Effects of Social Capital and Collective Efficacy on Community Crime Control

For additional information, visit www.seattle.gov/audit/docs/2012UW_Colloquium_flyer.pdf or contact Claudia Gross Shader, Assistant City Auditor at 206-684-8038 or Claudia.gross-shader@seattle.gov.

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