The following are studies that the Iowa Social Science Research Center is currently supporting:
Understanding Workplace Violence Among Young Workers in the U.S.
- Dr. Kimberly Rauscher (UWV)
- Dr. Carri Casteel (UI)
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.
- Barbara Baquero (UI)
Active Ottumwa is a community-based applied research study to increase physical activity in adults in Ottumwa.
NSF Rapid California Wildfire Project
- Charles Benight, PhD, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
- Erika Felix, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
The UI is contacting California residents on behalf of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and the University of California, Santa Barbara. The broad goal of this project is to assess the impact of, and subsequent recovery after, recent natural disasters in specific areas of California. This study is funded by the National Science Foundation.