Iowa Social Science Research Center
 

ISRC Current Studies

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

 

Study Name
Understanding Workplace Violence Among Young Workers in the U.S.

Primary Co-investigators

  • Dr. Kimberly Rauscher (UWV)
  • Dr. Carri Casteel (UI)

Project Description
The objective of this study is to generate the first national profile of workplace violence among young workers age 14-24 with the long-term goal of informing workplace violence prevention approaches for this special population at risk. A national telephone survey will be conducted with a sample of 1000 young workers who have held a formal job in the past year.

Project Website
https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/iprc/research/research-projects/occupational-injuryworkplace-violence/

 

 

Study Name
Active Ottumwa

Primary Investigator

  • Barbara Baquero (UI)

Project Description

Active Ottumwa is a community-based applied research study to increase physical activity in adults in Ottumwa.

Project Website

https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/prc/active-ottumwa-2/