Unmanned aerial systems (UASs) can revolutionize the study of the atmosphere, but their routine application for studying and surveilling the atmosphere requires careful consideration of the public response to such proposed use in the United States (US) national airspace system. The Public Policy Center will help CLOUD-MAP project researchers understand likely public reactions to large-scale […]
University of Nebraska Public Policy Center, Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities, and University of Nebraska Lincoln Bureau of Sociological Research (2015). Nebraska Recycling Study. Lincoln, Nebraska: Authors.
Abdel-Monem, T., PytlikZillig, L. M., Bernadt, T. K., Wall, N. A., (2014). Climate change survey measures: Exploring perceived bias and question interpretation. Great Plains Research, 24(2), 153–168. doi: 10.1353/gpr.2014.0035
Hibbs, A., Kahl, D., PytlikZillig, L., Champion, C., Abdel-Monem, T., Steffensmeier, T., Rice, C., Hubbard, K. (2014). Agricultural producer perceptions of climate change and climate education needs for the Central Great Plains. Journal of Extension, 52(3), #3FEA2
Although various theories of trust and confidence have been proposed, no comprehensive framework yet exists. Trust and confidence research has been undermined by failures to develop models that incorporate the various trust- and confidence-related factors, a lack of clarity regarding what is even meant by trust- and confidence-related terms, and so on. This postdoctoral fellow […]
This project evaluated opportunities, barriers, and gaps for recycling and solid waste disposal across all Nebraska counties and municipalities. Tools for the program evaluation included a multi-modal survey approach as well as several stakeholder focus groups. As part of the project, the research team collected stakeholder input on strategies to enhance recycling in Nebraska in […]
In a year long project entitled Energy & The Future, undergraduate students at the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center conducted research on alternative energy issues facing Nebraska, and developed a background document summarizing the public policy choices that face the state in regards to ethanol, biodiesel, wind, solar, and nuclear energy. Students with the […]