Thursday, October 29th, 2020
Research in Brief is a monthly series that highlights the policy research work of the Public Policy Center. In this month's episode, director of the Environmental Policy Research Program, David Cwiertny, talks about his work in water quality policy and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted his work.
Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Monday, June 8th, 2020
Matthew Dannenberg, assistant professor of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, joins the PPC as a summer scholar-in-residence, to work on his project, "Contributions of Anthropogenic Warming to Drought-Induced Loss of Vegetation Health."
Thursday, June 4th, 2020
David Cwiertny, with faculty at the College of Public Health and the University of Notre Dame, were awarded an NSF RAPID grant to develop safer PPE.
Friday, May 1st, 2020
David Cwiertny, director of the Public Policy Center's (PPC) Environmental Policy Research Program, helped co-author, "Considerations for Large Building Water Quality after Extended Stagnation," that studies the results of extended stagnation of water pipes, as buildings sit largely unused during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
Several of the Public Policy Center's (PPC) research fellows and affiliates were interviewed for "Pandemic Insights," a series of YouTube videos presented by the Obermann Center.
Monday, April 13th, 2020
One of David Cwiertny's students has shifted her focus from creating water filtration devices to creating air filters for personal protective equipment (PPE) masks.
Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Eric Tate, an associate professor in the Department of Geographical and Sustainablity Sciences, will join the PPC as a scholar-in-residence for the Fall 2019 semester.
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Silvia Secchi and David Cwiertny released a report on their evaluation of Iowa's Grants to Counties Program, which finds that the program is underutilized.
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
A team of University of Iowa researchers, including David Cwiertny, developed an online map to help Iowans learn more about their private wells.