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ISR Insights Speaker Series


ISR Insights Speaker Series: "To treat and when to treat? The role of sequential decision making and mobile technologies in health disorder research," Thursday, May 19 at noon ET with Walter Dempsey.

Join us Thursday, May 19 at noon ET, for Walter Dempsey’s presentation on recent work by the Data Science for Dynamic Intervention Decision-making Center (d3c) in experimental designs and associated data analytic tools to answer questions about adaptive interventions using smartphones and wearable sensors, and directions of future research.

Our Centers

ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.

Faculty Profiles

ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.

  • Matthew VanEseltine

    Assistant Research Scientist, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
    Matt VanEseltine is an Assistant Research Scientist with the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS), part of the … more
  • Inbal Nahum-Shani

    Research Associate Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
    My research focuses on using behavioral theory and novel methodologies to develop adaptive interventions, namely interventions that use ongoing information … more