Past Features


Nebraska hosts math leaders to spur women earning doctorates

In late 2016, Walker’s team earned one of 37 grants through the INCLUDES program. This program’s goal is to address the underrepresentation of women and minority leaders all through the STEM fields. The result is a two-year project named Women Achieving Through Community Hubs in the United States (WATCH US).

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Alian Kasabian of MERC presents at AAPOR

Alian Kasabian presented research at the 72nd Annual Conference for the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) in New Orleans, LA in May. This year’s theme was “Embracing Change and Diversity in Public Opinion and Social Research.” AAPOR is a professional organization made up of academic, governmental, and private sector business members who are interested in public opinions and survey research.

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Agpocalypse project highlights food-energy-water nexus

Agpocalypse is a video game project focused on highlighting the importance of food, energy, and water.  Jeyam Subbiah, Kenneth E. Morrison Distinguished Professor of Food Engineering, is leading a team trying to stimulate interest in the food-energy-water nexus by developing an educational video game called Agpocalypse 2050

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Data collection is scheduled to begin in July 2017.

Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey (NASIS) 2017--Call for Researchers

The Bureau of Sociological Research (BOSR) is making plans for the 2016-2017 Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey (referred to as NASIS).  We would like to invite you to consider adding questions for your own research objectives to this survey.  As many of our previous clients already know, this omnibus survey can be a valuable source of information regarding the opinions and behaviors of adult household residents in Nebraska.


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Changes to regulations governing human subjects research, as outlined in the Common Rule, 45 CFR 46, were published in the Federal Register in January. The majority of rule changes will take effect Jan. 19, 2018.

Revised "Common Rule"

At the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium, we strive to keep you updated on important social and behavioral sciences news. Please see below the article on the revised "Common Rule" and the link to the website Research Compliance has created to provide the information and updates as the January 2018 compliance deadline approaches. 

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NVivo Training

Qualitative Methodology and Nvivo Workshop with Kelsy Burke




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Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium Seeking Summer Internships

Graduate Research Internship

Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium

Summer 2017



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Immigration, Migration, Refugee and Multi-Cultural Issues

Immigration/Refugee/Multicultural interest group follow-up and meeting #2

The Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium encourages you to join this meeting, to help form the next steps for Interdisciplinary Research Interest Group around Immigration, Migration, Refugee, and Multi-Cultural Issues.
Monday, March 27 in room 331/ Salon de Libertad in the Jackie Guaghan Multicultural Center at 3 PM. 

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Anderson-Knott, Walker & Wonch Hill in Washington, D.C.

INCLUDES Primary Investigator Poster Session


Judy Walker, Trish Wonch Hill and Mindy Anderson-Knot visited Washington D.C. in January, for the first PI meeting of the Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) to network with other grantees and share posters.

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Mindy Anderson-Knott

Mindy Anderson-Knott to speak at the Dicipline-Based Education Research Group

On March 09, Mindy Anderson-Knott, Director of Evaluation and Development of the Social and Behavioral Science Research Consortium at the University of Nebraska Lincoln will give a talk titled Social and Behavioral Science Research Support at UNL

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