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NVIVO
NVIVO
NVivo Webinar Tuesday, January 17, 2017

I’d like to invite you to an NVivo webinar that the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium has scheduled for next Thursday, January 19th at 9:00 AM Central Time.

In this webinar I will provide an overview demonstration of how the NVivo software can address the following challenges common among qualitative researchers:
 

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Office of Research and Development
Office of Research and Development
Proposals for COBRE internal competition due Jan. 25 Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Office of Research and Economic Development is sponsoring an internal competition to identify the next team that will develop an institutional proposal for submission to the National Institutes of Health’s Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence program.

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Trish Wonch Hill
Trish Wonch Hill
Dr. Trish Wonch Hill Featured in WalletHub's "Ask the Experts" Thursday, December 22, 2016

WalletHub named Lincoln the second most caring city in America and Dr. Wonch Hill is featured with her comments as an expert on the subject. WalletHub asked a panel of experts for their ideas on how cities can provide care and face other important challenges. The questions are as follows:

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Fictive Kin
Fictive Kin
Dawn O. Braithwaite: Voluntary Kin and Legal Kin Communication Nuances Monday, December 5, 2016

Professor Dawn O. Braithwaite, Willa Cather Professor of Communication studies.  She is an expert in the communication structure of families. Her new study is based on fictive and legal kin, and the variety of forms that the relationships take. Demonstrated in this study is the nuances of relationships between beople who have relationships with fictive (or chosen) family and their legal (or birth) family.  

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Sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler
Sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler
UNL Sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler Studies Factors Impacting Capital Punishment Support in Nebraka Tuesday, November 22, 2016

This article explores the possible reasons for people voting to restore capital punishment when evidence showed that it was losing favorability. Lisa Kort-Butler's research delves into some possible explanations. 

A video is available here

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2015-2016 Research at Nebraska Report
2015-2016 Research at Nebraska Report
The 2015-2016 Research Report Monday, November 21, 2016

This report is a yearly snapshot of research projects at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Please explore this exicting report online here

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Rural Nebraska Quality Housing Issues
Rural Nebraska Quality Housing Issues
Rural Poll shows some housing shortages Tuesday, November 8, 2016

About 80% of Nebraskans living in rural areas are homeowners. The 2016 Nebraska Rural Poll shows that in some communities affordable and quality housing is an issues. In many rural areas Randy Cantrell, rural sociologist with the Nebraska Rural Futures Institutes, explains that many of the housing units were built prior to 1939. 

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Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School
Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School
Research Open House at the Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier Wednesday, November 2, 2016
 

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New Solutions special issue on "Social Science-Environmental Health Collaborations" Friday, October 28, 2016

New Solutions has just published its special issue on "Social Science-Environmental Health Collaborations" that stems from an NIEHS-sponsored conference held in May 2015 at Northeastern University.  I'm especially happy that much of the work stems from NIEHS-funded projects and from NIEHS officials.  Please take a look and let your friends and colleagues know about it. See it at:

http://new.sagepub.com/

 Please note that 4 articles are free for two months: Wylie et al, Finn and Collman, Korfmacher et al, Vera

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Steve Goddard
Steve Goddard
Steve Goddard: Building Research on a Strong UNL Foundation Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Steve Goddard, named as interim vice chancellor for research and economic development wants to continue Prem Paul's legacy, and feels the importance of doing so. Goddard understands research, he has been at the university for 18 years, as a faculty member, department head, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and associate vice chancellor for research. 

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