May 25, 2020

Institute for Social Research

  1. May 7, 2020

    ICPSR launches new repository for COVID-19 data

    The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research has created a new archive for data examining the social, behavioral, public health and economic impact of the coronavirus  pandemic.

  2. February 5, 2020

    Report finds gaps in access to career, technical ed programs

    A new U-M report detailing access to career and technical education programs in Michigan has found that while CTE courses are popular among high school students, there’s unequal access.

  3. January 22, 2020

    Committee will help with search for next ISR director

    An advisory committee is being tasked with conducting a broad search and presenting an unranked slate of recommended candidates for a new director of the Institute for Social Research.

  4. January 20, 2020

    New center to focus on ethical, equitable computing practices

    U-M leaders at the forefront of research on the opportunities and pitfalls surrounding society’s expansive use of technology are part of the new Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing.

  5. January 20, 2020

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  6. January 13, 2020

    ISR panelists to discuss King’s impact on their research

    The event, “MLK’s Legacy for Social and Behavioral Science Research: Perspectives from New Scholars,” will explore how King’s lessons have guided and impacted the panelists’ research.

  7. January 9, 2020

    Researchers get $6.7M to study poverty’s effect on brain systems

    U-M researchers have won a $6.7 million grant to study how poverty-related adversity increases risk for anxiety and depression, especially for low-income and African-American people.

  8. November 5, 2019

    Racial discrimination linked to suicidal thoughts in black men

    Suicide deaths among African-American men have risen dramatically during the last 20 years, and racial discrimination may be a contributing factor in many cases.

  9. September 4, 2019

    Study looks at responses to negative, positive news

    Research regularly finds that Americans respond more strongly to negative news content, but a recent study suggests it’s a global occurrence.

  10. September 3, 2019

    Matthew Shapiro named director of Survey Research Center

    Matthew D. Shapiro has been named director of the Survey Research Center, the world’s leading university-based center for survey research in the social sciences.