2015 review of public health and communications research suggesting that messages to address growing noncompliance with vaccines must be modified and tested.
2015 review of research related to Muslims in France, and the terrorist attacks on the French satirical news outlet
Charlie Hebdo and a chemical plant near Lyon.
2013 review of scholarly literature and government reports on winter weather and human activities, including on how to prevent or manage some of the season’s worst threats.
2015 review of papers and scholarship on the interplay between the U.S. Congress and presidents with respect to the use of military force and areas of Constitutional tension.
2015 paper in
Information, Communication & Society reviewing existing research on how social media use influences measures such as voting, protesting and civic engagement.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
Research review of data and studies relating to intimate partner violence and abusive relationships.
2015 study from Stanford, Cornell and others on patterns of global social networks and how underlying data reveal distinct civilizations, despite borderless portrayals of cyberspace.
Ads, Public Opinion
Roundup of 2014 and 2015 research on issues relevant to the 2016 campaign, including the nomination process, debates, partisanship, scandals, financing, polling and social media.
2014 report from the U.S. National Research Council presenting key data, findings and recommendations about the country's prison and criminal justice systems.
2015 study in
Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology estimating the exact conditions endured by an infant across different seasonal temperatures.
2015 collection of data visualizations and charts showing changing patterns of news access, web traffic and social media use that can help put recent trends in perspective.
2015 review of studies and papers on issues relating to gender and online sexual harassment, as well as hate speech and threats targeting women and girls.
Tutorial on how to use the programming language Python to scrape website data from a local county prison roster. The exercise highlights website source code and data structures.
2015 review of recent research on how influential recommendations from friends on social networks can be in terms of trusting news outlets and guiding future information-seeking choices.