The Center hosts 2-3 conferences a year, including our Small Grants Competition conference, and themed conferences organized by our affiliates.

Event Memorial Union, MU II Room
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2013-2014 Small Grants Conference

The Center for Poverty Research welcomes its Small Grants awardees to UC Davis to present their research.

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Graduate Student Retreat

The Center hosts an annual graduate student retreat attended by faculty and students engaged in poverty research from a variety of disciplines. Faculty provide advice and workshops on grad school success and the career market, while  students give presentations on their dissertation work to a crowd of enthusiastic and supportive colleagues.

Students from the departments of including Economics, Education, Human Development, Law, Nutrition, Psychology, and Sociology are nominated by our research affiliates to participate.