Using small area population forecasting methods and age-specific incidence rates, Bill Buckingham and David Egan-Robertson are helping policymakers anticipate changes in the healthcare needs of NH residents over the next two decades. The University of New Hampshire recently reported on this collaborative research effort in their Campus Journal .
Hits on the US Counties Net Migration site soared to over 100,000 owing to coverage from several online news sources. The site was designed by Jim Beaudoin at APL and featured in The Atlantic - Cities. Traffic snowballed when bloggers chimed in: Gizmodo, io9, Flowing Data. The site was awarded the prize for Best Interactive Online Map by the Wisconsin Land Information Association.
The recently expanded Wisconsin Food Security Project provides a cutting-edge interactive website for examining food security and food resources infrastructure throughout the state. The site is designed as a resource for community planners, policymakers, educators, nonprofits, researchers, advocates, the media, and anybody interested in food security in Wisconsin.
The winter edition of APL's Population Notes highlights APLs reporting on projected changes to Wisconsin's public school enrollment. Sarah Kemp provided commentary on these trends for school enrollment coverage in the Marshfield Herald.
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APL has an opening for a full-time web developer and database manager specializing in spatial and demographic data. Details are available in the Position Vacancy Listing.
Association of American Geographers Meeting Tampa, FL (April 8th-12th, 2014)
Population Association of American Annual Meeting Boston, MA (May 1st-3rd, 2014)
Rural Sociological Society Meeting New Orleans, LA (July 30th- August 3rd, 2014)
Southern Demographic Association Meeting Memphis, TN (October 15th-18th, 2014)