Is Reducing Car Travel a Wise Policy for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals? California is one of a handful of states that have set targets for reducing the amount of driving, as measured by vehicle miles of travel (VMT). An Aug. 18 Streetsblog article headline...
Assistant Professor Yen-Tyng Chen talks about how the SARS outbreak personally impacted her interest in public health, and shares how her experiences during her Ph.D. studies inspired her personal and intellectual interests in how race and built environments have huge impacts on health disparities.
Dr. Toney spend the 2023-24 academic year conducting research at the NBER’s Cambridge office, where he will devote his time understand the impact of historic anti-black practices on the current behavior of credit facilities through home mortgage loan denial.
Research – Barchi examines improving adult women’s emotional health in rural Kenya through community soccer and social support
Recent research from associate professor Francis Barchi and co-authors examines the contribution of a recreational adult women’s soccer league in rural Kenya to the development goals of enhancing social support, building community cohesion, and improving women’s emotional health.
In the U.S., Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial/ethnic group, but aggregation of data presenting all Asian subgroups as a monolith can lead to errors in the interpretations of the findings.
Miller: Clearly Communicating the ‘Importance’ of a Research Finding: Beyond Statistical Significance
Prof. Jane Miller presented at the NIH Library’s Scholarly Publishing Symposium “Elevate your Research Visibility” where she discussed her work to improve the clarity of communication about quantitative research.
The project integrates multi-dimensional human perception data, collected using physiological sensors, with refined street-level built environment data, extracted using the latest computer vision techniques, to systematically understand how e-scooter riders and active travelers perceive the built environment and identify factors that influence travel satisfaction.
Dr. Hetling is a Professor of Public Policy at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Co-Principal Investor of the New Jersey State Policy Lab.
The Bloustein School held the first Research Day on April 8, with faculty and staff giving five-minute Lightning Talks about their research.
Using telehealth, providers have reported reaching more vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations by addressing and reducing numerous barriers to care; in New Jersey, telehealth interventions are particularly useful in reaching the LGBTQ+ community.