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Fors Marsh Group Attends Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions 2018

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From April 11 to April 14, I will be representing Fors Marsh Group (FMG) at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s (SBM) Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA. SBM does an excellent job showcasing both groundbreaking basic research in behavioral health as well as applications of this research in communities and policy. I am excited to be presenting my research at the poster session on April 12 titled, "Motivation or self-efficacy? Examining which construct better explains the association of body dissatisfaction with exercise." I will also be a panelist for the session, "Speed networking your career options: Non-academic paths for behavior scientists," on Friday, April 13, from 10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Oftentimes, it can be difficult for Ph.D. students or junior researchers to know... more
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When Qual Met UX: FMG QRCA Conference Recap

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 Fors Marsh Group (FMG) attends Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA)

In February, FMG presented at the Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA) annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona. FMG senior researcher Jon Strohl and I had the opportunity to present to a very engaged and welcoming group of attendees. Our presentation, When Qual Met UX: How to Combine Traditional Qualitative Methods and User Research Approaches to Satisfy Your Clients and Add Value to Your Findings, focused on how qualitative researchers can integrate elements of user experience research methodology into their work. For this presentation, we drew from our experience working... more

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2017 National Sexual Assault Conference: From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action

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2017 National Sexual Assault Conference: From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action Earlier this year, Fors Marsh Group (FMG) attended the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) in Dallas, Texas. Because FMG researchers stay engaged in current research, they attended NSAC to further identify and educate themselves on trends and different perspectives on the national climate. Presenters and attendees included researchers, advocates, law enforcement, and administrators. The conference included topics from the impact of race and marginalization to strategies in movement building to societal and legal implications of predator registries. Thematically, plenaries centered on conversations about institutionalism (e.g., mainstream sports, the legal justice system) and intersectionality (i.e.,... more
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