NEWS & EVENTS
Seminar Series Schedule
IHD People & News
Abriendo Puertas: Opening Doors to Opportunity, A National Evaulation of Second-Generation Training
Creating a Classroom of Inquiry at the University of California at Berkeley: The Harold E. Jones Child Study Center
The impact of timing and frequency of parental criminal behaviour and risk factors on offspring offending
FOR PARENTS & PRACTITIONERS
IHD MEMBER PROFILE
IHD SEMINAR ALERTS
FAQs ABOUT IHD
Q: What is IHD?
A: The Institute of Human Development is an organized research unit of UC Berkeley that has, for almost 90 years, hosted interdisciplinary research on the growth of individuals across the life span, including influential studies on the evolutionary, biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors that affect human development, social-emotional and moral development, language and literacy, culture and learning, parenting practices, developmental psychopathology, neurological processes, and policy questions related to how society can better enrich human growth. IHD encourages collaboration among academic departments across the campus, as well a with researchers based at other universities.
Q: Who are the members of IHD?
A: IHD members are UCB faculty and research scientists, including psychologists, social scientists, educators, linguists, and clinicians, whose work focuses on a particular facet of human development. The Institute also hosts visiting scholars and post-doctoral researchers who are sponsored by a faculty member.
Q: How do I become a member of IHD?
A: If you are interested in becoming a member of IHD, please contact the Director, Ron Dahl.
Q: Where is IHD located?
A: IHD research labs and administrative offices are located on the first floor of Tolman Hall on Hearst Avenue at the northwest corner of the UCB campus. IHD also maintains some offices and research facilities at the Harold E. Jones Child Study Center, located south of campus on Atherton Street.
Q: What IHD event might I attend?
A: IHD periodically hosts seminars and presentations by members and outside scientists from around the world. Check our website for announcements of these sessions.
Q: As a student, how might I participate in IHD activities?
A: Students are welcome to attend seminars and other IHD sponsored events. Additionally, most IHD projects involve graduate students and undergraduate research assistants. The best way to search out opportunities is to contact individual researchers.
Q: Does IHD provide research funding?
A: In recent years, IHD has operated a small-grants program for members and affiliated graduate students. Contact Lisa Branum about this year's effort.
Q: Where do I park when visiting the Institute?
A: You may park for free for two hours on the residential streets immediately north of campus, but parking is difficult and limits are strictly enforced. Some campus parking lots, including the Lower Hearst Parking Structure just east of Tolman Hall, allow public parking for an hourly fee.
Q: How can I access campus Early Childhood Education Program (ECEP) centers to conduct research?
A: IHD coordinates research involving young children who attend the ECEP childcare centers. Researchers at UCB or other accredited academic institutions may apply to conduct research at the ECEP centers. Contact the Research Coordinator at the Harold E. Jones Child Study Center for details about procedures and requirements.
Q: How do I reserve the IHD conference room?
A: Email or call Lisa Branum in the administrative office.