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Video available for Ed Daly presentation

Ed Daly, professor of educational psychology, leads a Fall 2019 Methodology Applications Series presentation on single-case experimental designs.
Ed Daly, professor of educational psychology, leads a Fall 2019 Methodology Applications Series presentation on single-case experimental designs.

Ed Daly, professor of educational psychology, led a Nov. 15 presentation in the Fall 2019 Methodology Applications Series. His presentation, “Single-Case Experimental Designs: Can You Really Conduct a True Experiment With So Few Participants?” is now available on video. Full Article

CYFS marks 15th anniversary with celebration, special edition annual report

For 15 years, CYFS has impacted lives through research that advances learning and development.
For 15 years, CYFS has impacted lives through research that advances learning and development.

For the past 15 years, the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools has worked tirelessly to impact lives by conducting, supporting and sharing high-quality research in the social, behavioral and educational sciences.

For the next 15 years, the center has no plans to slow down. Full Article

NAECR Knowledge event explores best practices of making data publicly available

Erica DeFrain, University Libraries assistant professor, answers a question about making research data publicly available during an Oct. 29 NAECR Knowledge event.
Erica DeFrain, University Libraries assistant professor, shares information about making research data publicly available during an Oct. 29 NAECR Knowledge event. See gallery.

For early childhood researchers, sharing a study’s findings with the public is a key element of their work. But a myriad of considerations can sometimes make the process confusing.

More than a dozen early childhood researchers gathered Oct. 29 for the NAECR Knowledge presentation, “Making Your Data Publicly Available.” Erica DeFrain and Leslie Delserone of University Libraries joined Jeffrey Stevens, associate professor of psychology, to lead a discussion about best practices for releasing research data to the public. Full Article

Interpersonal Violence Research Lab works with communities to drive change

The new Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory strives to reduce interpersonal violence and to promote recovery among survivors.
The new Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory strives to reduce interpersonal violence and to promote recovery among survivors, particularly among adolescents and young adults.

Interpersonal violence affects an untold number of Nebraskans. Too often, victims of physical, sexual and psychological violence, especially among youth and minority populations, do not have adequate support. And communities may lack appropriate training to safely intervene when those they care about are at risk for intimate partner abuse. Full Article

Researchers, policymakers gather for first NAECR Policy Fellows Program event

Early childhood researchers and policymakers gather Oct. 10 for the first NAECR Police Fellows Program conversation.
Early childhood researchers and policymakers meet Oct. 10 as part of the NAECR Policy Fellows Program.

About a dozen early childhood researchers and policymakers gathered Oct. 10 for the inaugural NAECR Policy Fellows Program event.

The program features a series of informal conversations between First Five Nebraska and early childhood researchers at the Nebraska Academy for Early Childhood Research. Full Article

NAECR Networking presentation highlights global child development

Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa leads the first NAECR Networking event of the fall Sept. 26 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa, community and developmental psychologist and professor at New York University Steinhardt, discusses global child development issues Sept. 26 at UNMC.

The first NAECR Networking event of the fall semester was Sept. 26 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. More than 40 attended in person and via Zoom video conferencing to hear a presentation about global child development by Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa. Full Article

Video available for James Bovaird presentation

James Bovaird, director of the Nebraska Academy for Methodology, Analytics and Psychometric, leads a Sept. 20 presentation as part of the Fall 2019 Methodology Applications Series.
James Bovaird, director of the Nebraska Academy for Methodology, Analytics and Psychometrics, leads a Sept. 20 presentation as part of the Fall 2019 Methodology Applications Series.

James Bovaird, director of the Nebraska Academy for Methodology, Analytics and Psychometrics, led the first presentation of the Fall 2019 Methodology Applications Series Sept. 20.

His presentation, “Cluster Randomized Trials in Education: Lessons Learned, Migraines Overcome, and Crises Averted,” is now available on video. Full Article

CYFS launches hub for Nebraska’s social, behavioral and educational research

CYFS Research Network
The CYFS Research Network is now available to encourage collaboration and connection-building among Nebraska researchers.

A new platform is available to streamline the process of building connections and identifying research collaboration opportunities among Nebraska faculty in the social, behavioral and educational sciences.

The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools has launched the CYFS Research Network, an online hub that makes it easier to connect with diverse researchers, discover their expertise and explore their work. Full Article