Institute for Social Research

  1. May 4, 2022

    Two faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences

    Two U-M professors are among the most recent inductees into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.

  2. May 2, 2022

    Raising and showing horses a labor of love

    Esme Gregory, human resources assistant at the Institute for Social Research, is the defending ladies cart champion at the Haflinger and Hitch Pony Championship Series finals in Massachusetts.

  3. March 31, 2022

    One-fifth of older Americans experience food insufficiency

    More than 20% of older adults in the United States will experience food insufficiency at some point in their 60s and 70s, according to a U-M study.

  4. March 28, 2022

    E-cigarettes linked to more failed attempts to quit nicotine

    The number of adolescents who have attempted to quit e-cigarettes and failed has grown with the rapid increase of teen e-cigarette use in the past five years, according to a study by U-M researchers. 

  5. March 21, 2022

    Michigan Medicine, ISR, LSA staffers receive Candace Johnson Award

    Three staff members are being honored this year with Candace Johnson Awards, a nod to their service amid challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. February 24, 2022

    Russel lecturer Donald Kinder to address democracy and prejudice

    U-M psychology and political science professor Donald Kinder will deliver the 97th Henry Russel Lecture March 14 in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union.

  7. February 7, 2022

    Obituary — Jerome Martin Clubb

    Jerome Martin Clubb, professor emeritus of history and research scientist emeritus, died Dec. 15, 2021, in Vancouver, Washington.

  8. February 4, 2022

    U-M to head up $38M NSF data infrastructure initiative

    The Institute for Social Research will oversee a $38 million NSF investment to create a new data platform to help researchers across scientific disciplines access, collect, store and secure vital information.

  9. January 26, 2022

    20 U-M scientists, engineers named AAAS fellows for 2021

    U-M led the nation with 20 faculty members elected as 2021 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, recognized for their scientifically and socially distinguished achievements.

  10. January 25, 2022

    Neighborhoods play role in older adults’ pandemic experience

    U-M researchers found that some older adults reported less social interaction and diminished relationships with their neighbors during the pandemic, while others reported more.