• 2019 ICPSR Summer Program Scholarships Available

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is offering funds to support training in statistics, quantitative methods, research design, and data analysis at the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program. 

  • Project TIER Call for Applications

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    Project TIER, an international community of scholars working on changing norms of research practice to promote transparency and reproducibility of empirical research in the social sciences, will award three or four faculty fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. Their mission statement states that they are "guided by the principle that providing comprehensive replication documentation for research involving statistical data should be as ubiquitous and routine as providing a list of references."

    Call for Applications

  • Request for Proposals: Run Up to the Iowa Caucuses Events

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    The Public Policy Center is coordinating a Run Up to the Iowa Caucuses series of educational events that relate to the 2020 election and Iowa’s first in the nation caucus.

  • Social & Education Policy Program Sponsors LWVJC Forum

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    The Social & Education Policy Research program sponsored an education forum, hosted by the Johnson County League of Women Voters on January 26.

  • Heimer to Deliver 36th Annual Presidential Lecture

    Thursday, January 31st, 2019

    Karen Heimer, researcher for the PPC Crime and Justice Policy Research Program, will present "Violence Against Women: The Hidden Figures" for the 36th annual UI Presidential Lecture.

  • Damiano on "Ethical Perspectives on the News"

    Monday, January 14th, 2019

    Director Peter Damiano appeared on KCRG-TV's Ethical Perspectives on the News to discuss "Making Good on Our Promises."

  • Call for Abstracts RSS Conference

    Friday, January 11th, 2019

    The RSS 2019 Call for Abstracts opened on 1 November 2018. We encourage you to submit an abstract for this exciting conference!

  • Three PPC Students Chosen for OVPR Dare to Discover Campaign

    Monday, January 7th, 2019

    Three of the Public Policy Center's student researchers are featured in this semester's OVPR "Dare to Discover" banner campaign.

  • UI3/ISRC Data Science Institute Returns in January

    Monday, December 17th, 2018

    The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research, will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes the week of January 7-10, 2019.

  • Pieper Participates in Big Ideas Panel on Managing Life Risks

    Monday, December 3rd, 2018

    Felicia Pieper, Research Coordinator in the Health Policy Research Program, presented on a Health Equity panel for about sixty undergraduate students enrolled in the course “Big Ideas: Equality, Opportunity, and Public Policy in America,” which is led by Sarah Bruch, Director of the Social & Education Policy Research Program. The panel was a capstone to the unit on “Managing Life Risks.” Students were familiarized with each panelist and their work beforehand and prepared questions