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We conduct research in a wide variety of areas. View some of our recent project highlights or explore them all by topic area.
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.
Professor of Sociology, Professor of Organizational Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Executive Director of Research Analytics - University of Michigan Office of Research, Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research and Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public PolicyJason Owen-Smith is a sociologist who examines how science, commerce, and the law cohere and conflict in contemporary societies … more
Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Information, School of InformationDr. Couper's current research interests include survey non-response, design and implementation of survey data collection, effects of technology … more
January 20, 2022
In an effort to encourage patients to check in on their mobile devices, researchers tested different motivational strategies, including sending Read more
January 19, 2022
ANN ARBOR—As people age and require more care, their partners or adult children are often their front line of caretakers. Read more
January 11, 2022
ANN ARBOR—Kids have struggled throughout the pandemic—from attending school by Zoom video conferencing to quarantining from family and friends—but surprisingly Read more
January 3, 2022
ANN ARBOR—Nearly a year after thousands of former President Trump supporters stunned the nation by violently storming the U.S. Capitol, Read more