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News & Announcements

New Book Release: Transforming Everything? New book edited by CSTEPS director and collaborators on broadband
New Results: SciOPS Survey on Public Trust in Science

In our latest SciOPS survey, we asked scientists about theirĀ 

New Publication: Research Handbook on E-GovernmentEdited by Eric W. Welch, Director, CSTEPS
New project: Evaluation of Cascadia CoPes Hub for coastal resiliency (NSF)The National Science Foundation has selected Oregon State University and the University of Washington to lead a collaborative research hub focused on increasing resiliency among coastal communities in the Pacific Northwest. CSTEPS and Georgia Tech will lead the external evaluation portion of the project over all 5 years.
New SciOPS Policy Memos Explore Scientists' Relationship with the MediaThese memos take a closer look of aspects of respondent data gathered from the SciOPS and AAAS SciLine Scientists' and Media Survey, conducted in spring 2021.
CSTEPS to collaborate on new planning grant for NSF Engineering Research Center- I-BREATHPI Dr. Elham Fini from ASU's School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment will lead a collaborative effort between researchers at CUNY City College, ASU and Howard University to help develop an impactful community-centered vision for I BREATHE, a revolutionary model for sustainable built environment and infrastructure. CSTEPS Director Dr. Eric Welch will serve as Co-PI to help lead aspects of social science research for this project.
White Paper: Post COVID-19 Implications for Genetic Diversity and Genomics Research & Innovation: A Call for Governance and Research CapacityThe purpose of the consultation was to identify the lasting impacts and the institutional and policy implications of COVID-19 for genetic diversity and genomic research and innovation, with a special focus on open access, global equity and science capacity.
New Publication: COVID-19 and the academyNew research in the Humanities & Social Sciences Communication Journal on the effects of COVID-19 on US academic scientists near the start of the pandemic in May 2020.
New Publication: The effects of electronic alert letters for internet surveys of academic scientistsThe team decided to explore electronic alert letter effectiveness because survey research is a widely used tool across social science disciplines, that any insight into ways to improve response rates could be broadly useful.
CSTEPS Partners with SciLine on Survey to Explore Scientist Experiences with the MediaAs part of CSTEPS SciOPS initiative, we recently partnered with SciLine, a free service for scientists and journalists based at the nonprofit American Association for the Advancement of Science, to conduct a survey on scientists' experiences and opinions on working with the media.
School of Public Affairs ranks in top-10 in the nation for 7 specialty fields of study, including 3 CSTEPS areas of expertise ASU's School of Public Affairs (SPA) continues to provide top-tier graduate programs in public affairs and public policy, according to 2022 U.S. & World Report Rankings.