Research and Creative Activity

Research and Creative Activity

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Our faculty are on the cutting edge of journalism and mass communications. Combining leading research and creative activity with deep professional expertise, we seek to support, inform and shape the future of media and communication.

Areas of Expertise

Public Insight Lab

The Public Insight Lab conducts social media research with collaborators across campuses and the community to power insights that inform action, fueled by cutting edge software and the skills of our faculty, students and affiliates.

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Consortium for Health Promotion and Translational research

The Consortium for Health Promotion and Translational Research (CHPTR) is an impetus for funded research in strategic campaigns and translational sciences in science, technology, engineering, math and health.

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Research News

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The Public Insight Lab (within the College of Journalism and Mass Communications), in collaboration with UNL’s Methodology and Evaluation Research Core (formerly within the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium), is issuing a call for proposals for research needing access to “big data” from media (social and traditional) sources. 

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"mobile me & you"
MobileMe&You Conference at UNL Oct. 20-22 Sunday, August 14, 2022 - 6:30am

This year’s annual MobileMe&You Conference, co-sponsored by the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, will be at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Union Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 20-22. 

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AEJMC conference CoJMC faculty goers

Fourteen faculty members from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications attended the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) from Aug. 2-6, in Detroit. Many served as panelists, moderators and discussants or they presented their research in a variety of sessions throughout the four-day conference.

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