Using drones for social science research

We partnered with NC State University to better understand how drones can be used for research, particularly statistical sampling for social science research.

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Surveying how MOOCs can be used for professional development

We found many employers are generally receptive to using MOOCs for employee professional development.

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Examining nutrition education programs to improve childhood nutrition

We examined how nutrition education programs can improve children's at-home consumption of fruits and vegetables.

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Featuring stories from social science on new radio show

Our Brian Southwell is hosting a new radio show that will feature stories from social science researchers who are working to improve the human condition.

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Studying teen tobacco use

We found that teens who use tobacco products are likely to use more than one product, including e-cigarettes, hookahs and pipes, and smokeless tobacco.

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Researching food safety practices

We found that many U.S. consumers do not follow some recommended food safety practices when handling raw poultry at home.

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Using social media for e-cigarette surveillance and policy research

We're pursuing how the use of social media data can help researchers understand the proliferation of e-cigarettes.

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