Current Research

In this photo, a parasitologist examines a worm under a microscope in Bongor, Chad. (Photo by J. Hahn/The Carter Center)

Interdisciplinary Researchers Team Up to Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease in Chad

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Study Analyzes How STEM Children’s Programming Prioritizes Diversity

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Communication Scholar Receives U.S. Fulbright Scholar Award to Slovenia for Research and Teaching

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Children boat in the fishing community of Vila Nova, Brazil. Photo by Laura Castro-Diaz.

MSU Interdisciplinary Team Secures $3.2M NSF Convergence Grant to Empower Off-grid Communities

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Spartans Combat Bias in Reporting with 'Sourcing for Diversity Project'

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Researcher Inspires Widespread Change in Computer Security Practices

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Hunter Empowers Researchers, Raising a Helping Hand to Teachers Who Lose their Voice

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Students Showcase Undergraduate Research at Virtual Mid-SURE Symposium

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Doctors on Call: Study Shows Impact of Telemedicine during COVID-19

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The Sway of Social Media: Research Reveals Differences Between Platforms

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Professor Increases HPV Vaccination Rates for Underserved Populations

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MSU Researchers Release Free, Online Parenting Video Series as Michigan Families Stay Home

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The COVID-19 Infodemic: Combatting ‘Dangerous’ Misinformation on Social Media

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Using ComArtSci Computer Power to Understand COVID-19

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The Urgent Need to Move Schools Online: Four Things Your School District Needs to Know Before Taking Action

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Gaps in Broadband Access: Lagging Internet Contributes to Lagging Test Scores, Leaving Rural Students Behind

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MSU Awarded Innovation Challenge Grant to Develop Chatbot for Broadcasters

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Using High-Speed Videoendoscopy to Detect Vocal Cord Anomalies

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Researcher Explores Integration of Robots into Common Spaces for Social Good

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Pioneering Next Gen Broadcast at ComArtSci

Media Innovation Lab Opens for Research

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Industry Professionals Discuss Trends and Innovations in Health and Risk Communication

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Health and Risk Communication at ComArtSci

Health and Risk Communication at ComArtSci

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A Blueprint for Diffusing Global Health Ideas in the U.S.

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mHealth: Designing Human-Centered Technology to Support Health in Kenya

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Researchers Study the Era of Autonomous Vehicles and Impacts on the Workforce with $2.49 Million NSF Grant

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Fear of Missing Out: Ph.D. Student Researches an Anxiety We All Share

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Weighing In: How the Calories Add Up with Media Consumption

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Michigan State University School of Journalism Professor Esther Thorson Ph.D.

Esther Thorson Ph.D. Honored with Prestigious Deutschmann Research Award

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Brain Powered Games Come to the Aid of Children Suffering from Malaria, HIV

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Shared Interest Leads Alumni to Pioneer Research on Media and Society

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Fulbright Scholar Ups the Game against Climate Change

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The Social Media Sorting Hat: How Algorithms Drive Your Exposure to News and Politics

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Using the Bully Pulpit to Bridge the Partisan Divide

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MSU Alumni Wins First Place in Undergraduate Research for Work in Digital Media

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Calling It A 'War On Science' Has Consequences

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Environmental Reporting Helps Protect Citizens in Emerging Democracies

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Is Depression Contagious? How Social Media Really Affects Your Mental Health

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winners of the 2019 Merit Award

Quello Center Recognized for Innovative Research

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A Leader in Media Psychology

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Rest Your Concussion: Researcher Inspired to Survey Approaches to Concussion Care

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Research in the Nation’s Capital: Professors Make Appearance at 69th Annual ICA Conference

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Students Present Undergraduate Research at UURAF 2019

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Students and Faculty Examine Barriers to Cancer Prevention Vaccine among Male Students

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Cringeworthy Politics: Trump Sparks 'Embarrassment' Spikes on Twitter

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What’s Your Big Idea? Researchers Announce Rare 15-Day Challenge to Spark Interest in New Broadcast Technology

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Is Privacy Loss Worth the Perks of Health Apps? Getting the Low-down on Downloads

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Dearing Named to EPA Council for Environmental Policy and Technology

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Researcher Shares Findings on Data Security with FTC

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Communication Research Investigates the Black Sheep of the Family

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Doctoral Students and Faculty Take Stuttering Research to Japan

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Researchers Use Storytelling as a Defense Against Email Phishing

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MyT1DHero Participants

ComArtSci Researchers Tackle Type 1 Diabetes with New Mobile App

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MSU Researchers Explore Incidence of Vocal Fatigue and Hearing Loss in Broadcasters

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Courtney Venker tests eye-tracking device at the Lingo Lab

Venker Receives NIH Award for Research on Autism and Language Development

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Spartan Armor: Research on Helmet Use Prompts Brain Injury Prevention Campaign

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Research Makes the Case for Broadening Diverse Film Marketing

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AD+PR Department Welcomes New Chair Teresa Mastin 

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Media and Information Faculty Impact International Communities Through Research

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Research on Autonomous Vehicles to be Showcased at International Auto Show

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Building Trust in Self-Driving Cars: New Research May Give Automakers Insight

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Lindsay Hahn

Ph.D. Candidate Researches Media’s Effects on Children

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James W. Dearing and Maria Lapinski

Communication Professors Receive Grant for Health Research

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Dean's Notes: Tapping the Research Potential of WKAR and PBS KIDS

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Information and Media Ph.D. student Carin Tunney

Carin Tunney Receives AFJ Award for Great Lakes Echo Story

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Mandy Hampton Wray's test subject Maddy

The Cause of Stuttering: Brain Research Can Help Find the Answer

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Using Communication to Improve Agriculture in Africa

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ComArtSci Professor Researches Media’s Influence on Teens

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New Faculty Foster Innovation in Stuttering Research

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Edward Maibach Shares Research About Communicating Climate Change

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Dan Bergan

Most Michiganders Favor Environment Over Economy

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Research Shows Tablets Can Help Elderly Cross the ‘Digital Divide’

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AD+PR Research Examines Effects of Social Media Marketing of Alcohol

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Professor Rick Wash standing in the hallway of the 2nd floor of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences building

Poor Decision Making Can Lead to Cybersecurity Breaches

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