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Associate Director of iCER to discuss social science computing

Associate Director of iCER to discuss social science computing

September 25, 2018 - HRCC

HRCC co-sponsors talk about how to use high-powered computing for social science research.

Oct. 2 Panel Discussion on Challenges of Environmental News Coverage

Oct. 2 Panel Discussion on Challenges of Environmental News Coverage

September 24, 2018 - HRCC

Panel discussion on the challenges facing journalists who cover issues relating to the environment.

The Impact of Binge-Watching on Your Health

The Impact of Binge-Watching on Your Health

September 5, 2018 - Katie Kochanny

HRCC faculty Morgan Ellithorpe and Allison Eden study the health effects of binge-watching.

HRCC researcher Jingbo Meng obtains NSF grant to develop student mental health app

HRCC researcher Jingbo Meng obtains NSF grant to develop student mental health app

September 3, 2018 - ComArtSci Communications Office

Meng and colleagues receive $1,000,000 NSF grant to develop an app to improve college students' mental health.

Dearing Ranked in the Top 10 for Dissemination & Implementation Science

Dearing Ranked in the Top 10 for Dissemination & Implementation Science

September 1, 2018 - ComArtSci Communications Office

HRCC Core Leader Jim Dearing was ranked in the international top 10 scholars of dissemination and implementation science in health.

HRCC Member Elizabeth Dorrance Hall runs Psychology Today blog series

HRCC Member Elizabeth Dorrance Hall runs Psychology Today blog series

June 26, 2018

HRCC affiliate faculty member Elizabeth Dorrance Hall runs a blog series at Psychology Today, titled "Conscious Communication."

ComArtSci Faculty and Students Present Research at International Conference

ComArtSci Faculty and Students Present Research at International Conference

May 16, 2018 - Kristina Pierson, ComArtSci Communications

Several HRCC affiliate faculty presented their research at the International Communication Association conference in Prague.

MSU Team Makes Healthy Food More Accessible in New App

MSU Team Makes Healthy Food More Accessible in New App

April 24, 2018 - Kristen Parker and Nicole Szymczak, for MSU Today

HRCC Core Leader Ashley Sanders-Jackson contributes to the development of an app called "Flint Eats," which "aims to allow Flint residents and food retailers to communicate openly about available resources within the community."

A Trump Twist? Environment Over Economy in Michigan

A Trump Twist? Environment Over Economy in Michigan

March 3, 2018 - Kristen Parker, MSU Today

HRCC members Dan Bergan, Maria Lapinski, and Jim Dearing conducted a survey that found "59 percent favor protecting the environment, even when there could be economic risks of doing so, such as job loss."

A Vision for Smarter, Safer Autonomous Vehicles

A Vision for Smarter, Safer Autonomous Vehicles

March 1, 2018 - MSU Today Staff

ComArtSci faculty, including HRCC affiliate Robby Ratan, have created a virtual reality simulation of a self driving car, which they will study to "better understand what would make people most comfortable during the autonomous driving experience."

Michigan State, Texas A&M studying impact of driverless cars on workforce

Michigan State, Texas A&M studying impact of driverless cars on workforce

February 21, 2018 - Michaeli Graham, Ed Scoop

HRCC affiliate Shelia Cotten helps lead a study "to better understand and measure the impact of driverless cars on the current transportation workforce."

The public mostly trusts science. So why are scientists worried?

The public mostly trusts science. So why are scientists worried?

February 18, 2018 - Cat Jackson, Science Magazine

HRCC affiliate John Besley's interview about public trust in scientists appeared in Science Magazine.

New research tackles Great Lakes regional problems

New research tackles Great Lakes regional problems

February 2, 2018 - Eric Freedman, Great Lakes Echo

HRCC affiliate Eric Freedman describes a new compilation of Great Lakes research, "Biodiversity, Conservation, and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin," which he co-edited.

Michigan’s 911 system is nearly half-century old, but big updates are pending

Michigan’s 911 system is nearly half-century old, but big updates are pending

January 25, 2018 - Stateside Staff, Michigan Radio

HRCC affiliate Robby Ratan contributes to a Stateside report about the status of Michigan's 911 system.

Technology helps bridge gap between generations, especially at Christmas

Technology helps bridge gap between generations, especially at Christmas

December 20, 2017 - Dan Daru, Fox 31 Denver

HRCC affiliate Shelia Cotten contributes to a report about using technology to connect families during the holiday season.

Communication Professors Receive Grant for Health Research

Communication Professors Receive Grant for Health Research

November 28, 2017 - MSU Today Staff

HRCC Director Maria Lapinski and HRCC Core Leader Jim Dearing receive Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant for $250,000 to "research which effective and low-cost healthcare practices from other countries could be successful if implemented in the United States."

Diagnosing Concussions with Voice Research

Diagnosing Concussions with Voice Research

September 13, 2017 - Nikki O'Meara, for MSU Today

Russ Banks, a doctoral student of HRCC affiliate Eric Hunter, is working to develop a method to diagnose concussions by looking at how the voice changes before and after a head injury.

Smokers' Memories Could Help Them Quit

Smokers' Memories Could Help Them Quit

February 16, 2017 - Kristen Parker, MSU Today

Doctoral student Ali Hussain works with HRCC Director Maria Lapinski to create and test anti-smoking PSAs that took a novel and promising approach to anti-smoking PSAs.