UW Survey Center client, UW-Madison political science professor Ryan Owens, was featured in the latest issue of Letters & Sciences: Sift & Winnow. The article details Owens’ latest research on the civics knowledge of UW-Madison students through an online web survey conducted by the UW Survey Center.
The Wisconsin Parents Study is a study of about 1,200 divorced families with children throughout the state of Wisconsin and is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families. Researchers are interested in learning about the daily lives of divorced parents. The main purpose of this study is to gather information that will help us better understand the living arrangements, needs, and circumstances of divorced families.
CORES (Community Resources Study) is an academic study that examines health and social services issues facing households in our communities. The goal is to understand how best to work with communities to meet needs and strengthen the availability and use of local resources. We are interviewing randomly selected residents from different areas in the country to build on knowledge about what works and what doesn’t.
For the next four Fridays, we will be featuring each of the UW Survey Center’s current Undergraduate Research Scholars. Each of these UW-Madison students have been working with UWSC’s Survey Methodologist, Dr. Jen Dykema, and …
UWSC is launching an effort to collect follow-up human microbiome samples and a self-administered questionnaire from a subset of Graduate and Sibling participants and their spouses or partners for the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS).
The Wisconsin Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS) is a school-based survey of middle school (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 9-12) students. The survey collects information on youth knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors related to the use of tobacco and vaping products.
John Stevenson, Jennifer Dykema, and Nora Cate Schaeffer will represent the University of Wisconsin Survey Center at the 2019 Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR) Annual Conference in Chicago in November. The theme for this year’s conference is “Where …
The purpose of this study is to better understand how one-sided (unilateral) vocal cord paralysis affects the lives of patients across the country. Participants are asked to complete 4 or 5 surveys at specific intervals over a 6-month period. The CoPE Collaborative consists of 48 academic medical centers located across the United States. To join the study, participants must be referred by a participating CoPE provider. Participants also need to have been diagnosed with one-sided vocal cord paralysis, have access to the internet, have an email address, be at least 18 years old, and speak English. If you are interested in the study, please request a brochure from your provider or contact the research study staff. For more information, visit copestudy.org.
UW Survey Center client, UW Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP), was featured in the Fall 2019 issue of Letters & Sciences. The article details the numerous research efforts by the IRP, some of which were in coordination with the UWSC.
Reasons for (not) studying languages at the college level, is surveying UW-Madison Undergraduate students 18 years of age and older. The study aims to examine the factors that influence undergraduate students’ decisions about whether or not to study a language at UW-Madison.