RESEARCH ON SCIENCE, SOCIETY & THE PUBLIC
This is a list of specialized organization focused on conducting research on science, society and the public.
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National Science Foundation
The National Science Board is a core part of National Science Foundation (NSF) that identifies critical issues relevant to NSF's mission and aims to provide unbiased reports, such as the Science and Engineering Indicators. These indicators provide a comprehensive overview of the current STEM landscape in the US.
STEM education (K-12)
STEM labor force
Research + Development
Public attitudes towards science
Public understanding of science
The Frameworks Institute is a Non-profit that investigates public perception of scientific topics, and tests out the effects of various metaphors (frameworks) to communicate scientific ideas. They make all of their reports and recommendations available publicly, for use in various not for profit science communication endeavors.
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Yale Law School
The Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School studies how group commitments shape perceptions of risk & related facts, and publishes their papers and presentations online.
Risk Perception and Regulation
Public Policy and Politics
Gun Risks and Regulation
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. They conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other data-driven social science research. Browse by topic. Also, don't forget to check out their newsletter options and twitter accounts, and subscribe based on your interests.
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