Iowa Social Science Research Center
  • Thursday, October 20th, 2016

    This October and November, voters in Iowa City will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot measure to reduce the number of signatures required to qualify an initiative or referendum for the ballot. 

  • Friday, October 14th, 2016

    Bear Braumoeller, associate professor of political science at The Ohio State University, presented The Contributions of Social Science to Data Visualization, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 in W307 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB). 

  • Friday, September 23rd, 2016

    Fred Boehmke, director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center and professor of political science, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation.

  • Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

    The Iowa Social Science Research Center is currently hiring for the position of telephone research interviewer. This is a University of Iowa student position. 

  • Monday, August 8th, 2016

    Fred Boehmke, director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center and professor of political science, received a grant from the National Science Foundation. The $420,000 grant will fund two years of research at the University of Iowa and three other universities – Penn State, Notre Dame and the University of Massachusetts.

  • Friday, October 30th, 2015

    The results of the University of Iowa Hawkeye Poll show presidential candidates Ben Carson and Hilary Clinton leading in the caucus poll, but predict a Clinton-Trump face off in the general election.
  • Thursday, October 15th, 2015

    The Hawkeye Poll, which is coordinated by the University of Iowa Political Science Department and the Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC), will be running a poll across the state of Iowa next week from October 19 through October 25.  

  • Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

    The UI Department of Political Science completed a series of reports evaluating the results of the Hawkeye Poll conducted in March of 2015.  The Hawkeye Poll surveyed 657 Johnson County residents as part of a teaching/learning mission of the University.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

  • Monday, December 8th, 2014

    The Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) Annual Report for 2013-2014 is now available to the public. The report details the activities the ISRC conducted throughout the year including the submission of 41 grant proposals for over five million dollars in funding.  Of these, 11 were funded and 6 were pending at the close of the year.   

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