• NSF Grant Funds Study of Women and Violent Crime

    Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

    Karen Heimer and Janet Lauritsen were awarded a research grant that will help fund a project that will analyze how the exposure of minorities and women to violent criminal victimization has changed in the U.S.

  • Hawkeye Poll: Most Believe U.S. Won't Win Afghanistan War

    Monday, December 20th, 2010

    The Hawkeye Poll found that 52 percent of respondents did not believe the United States would win the war in Afghanistan while 57 percent support maintaining troop presence for at least another year.
  • ISRC Moves to Jefferson Building

    Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

    The Iowa Social Science Research Center has completed the move to the newly-renovated space on the 8th floor of the Jefferson Building located in downtown Iowa City.
  • Hawkeye Poll: Public Opinion Favors Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Purposes

    Monday, December 13th, 2010

    The Hawkeye Poll found that 65 percent of those polled favored the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes.
  • New Report Evaluating the IowaCare Program

    Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

    A new report evaluates the IowaCare program's impact on preventive health behavior and chronic care management of enrollees.
  • Social Science Funding Opportunity

    Monday, December 6th, 2010

    The Office for the Vice President for Research announced the opening of the Social Science Funding Program which will provide seed funding to collect pilot data or other preliminary work.
  • Legal Issues in Driver Distraction

    Thursday, November 18th, 2010

    According to an article in Highway to Justice, law enforcement personnel are facing difficulties in determining if mobile phone usage is a contributing factor in car crashes.
  • McGehee Panelist at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting

    Thursday, November 11th, 2010

    Dr. Dan McGehee served on a panel titled "Safe Driving in the Multi-Tasking Generation," that considered teen driver distraction from the 'drive life-style' point of view.
  • UI Hawkeye Polling Begins November 3

    Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

    Hawkeye Poll callers will poll Americans on post-election political attitudes towards current issues such as immigration, special-interest groups and same-sex marriage.
  • Article on Health Care Reform Implications for Dentists

    Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

    Dr. Peter Damiano's article published in the Iowa Dental Journal considers several questions about health care reform in relation to dentistry.