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Development of a Driver License Vendor Request for Proposals for the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles
The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is responsible for administering Nebraska’s identification and licensing for driver permits, operator licenses, commercial driver license, and state identification, for over 500,000 persons each year. The contract for a major component of the system was expiring, so the DMV asked the Public Policy Center to assist them in […]
Prompting Deliberation about Nanotechnology: Information, Instruction, and Discussion Effects on Individual Engagement and Knowledge
PytlikZillig, L., Hutchens, M., Muhlberger, P., & Tomkins, A. (2017). Prompting Deliberation about Nanotechnology: Information, Instruction, and Discussion Effects on Individual Engagement and Knowledge. Journal of Public Deliberation, 13(2).
Muhlberger, P. & Pytlik-Zillig, L. (2016). Big Data Changes Everything: The Shifting Ethical Ground of Big Data Social Research. Presented at the University of Chicago Convening on Urban Data Science, Chicago, IL.
Center researchers, working closely with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Public Health developed a Brief Evaluation Protocol for use in evaluating public health surveillance systems. Two systems were evaluated during the development of this protocol: the Nebraska State Immunization Information System (NESIIS), and the Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS). Public […]
In this NSF funded project (DUE-1245679), PPC researchers designed a study consisting of a series of tests to apply to videos developed by UNL’s Department of Physics and Astronomy that teach basic concepts in astronomy and physics. These videos are intended for use in introductory undergraduate courses. Approximately 150 students participated in this study, which […]
Neal, T.M.S. (2014). Women as expert witnesses: A review of the literature. Behavioral Sciences and the Law. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2113
Neal, T.M.S. & Brodsky, S.L. (2014). Occupational socialization’s role in forensic psychologists’ objectivity. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 14, 24-44. DOI: 10.1080/15228932.2013.863054
The Public Policy Center was contracted to help to produce a statistical analysis of the net benefits and costs of the 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Network operations. Center researchers helped to develop a solid methodology to produce a rigorous analysis and report. Our primary contribution was in the area of assessing the relevant benefit/costs […]
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 […]