ISRC Current Studies

The following are studies that the Iowa Social Science Research Center is currently supporting: 

 

Study Name
Success and Luck

Primary Investigator
Michael Sauder, PhD

Who to Contact with Questions: Michael Sauder, 319-335-0366

Project Description 
The purpose of this study is to gain an understanding of how people think about success and getting ahead in the United States today. It explores what role, if any, luck has in the way people talk about success.

Project or PI/Contact’s Web Sitehttps://clas.uiowa.edu/sociology/people/michael-sauder

 

Study Name
Farm Safety Study

Primary Investigator
Dr. Marizen Ramirez

Project Description
The Farm Safety project underway in the state of Iowa in 2019 has been commissioned by the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health. Through this study, University of Iowa is seeking to understand what characteristics of a farm make it more safe or less safe for its employees.  The University of Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) will be placing telephone calls to row crop farm owners/operators in pre-determined areas across the state to ask if they are interested and willing to schedule a farm visit.

Project Website
https://gpcah.public-health.uiowa.edu/surveillance-workers-compensation/