Center researchers worked with state and local officials to update Nebraska’s concept of operations plan for responding to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Our team partnered with university, public health and medical personnel to ensure plans were coordinated for healthcare response, surveillance, monitoring, patient referral, and infection control activities. Center researchers also developed messages with public […]
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For several years, the Public Policy Center has collaborated with the City of Lincoln to gather public input on issues important to Lincoln residents. In past years, thousands of Lincoln residents have participated in online surveys and face-to-face conversations that have had a direct impact on decisions made about specific City programs. In 2015, we […]
Summary of Public Response to 2014 Proposed Rule Change: For the Determination of Fully Appropriated Basins, Subbasins, or Reaches
Shank, N. (2015). Summary of public response to 2014 proposed rule change: For the determination of fully appropriated basins, subbasins, or reaches. Unpublished report.
Candilis, P., & Neal, T. M. S. (2014). Not just welfare over justice: Ethics in forensic consultation. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 19, 19-29. doi: 10.1111/lcrp.12038
Once again the Public Policy Center collaborated with the City of Lincoln to gather public input on issues important to Lincoln residents. In previous years, thousands of Lincoln residents participated in online surveys and face-to-face conversations which have had a direct impact on the decision to cut or continue specific City programs. This time, residents […]
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center partnered with the Coalition for a Strong Nebraska to assist in collaborative advocacy organization for nonprofit, community, and government partners to state legislature. The PPC provided facilitation, organizational support, and legislative program evaluation training to members of the Coalition.
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 […]
Scalora, M. J. (2014). Electronic threats and harassment. In Meloy J. R., & Hoffmann J. (Eds.), International handbook of threat assessment (pp. 214-223). Oxford University Press
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 […]
Science Communication and the Tension Between Evidence-Based and Inclusive Features of Policy Making
Michaels, S., Holmes, J., & Shaxson, L. (2014). Science communication and the tension between evidence-based and inclusive features of policy making. In Drake, J. L., Kontar, Y. Y., & Rife, G. (Eds.), Advances in natural and technological hazards research: The nature of communication (Vol. 38) (pp. 83-92). Springer International.