Scholars at the School of Communication and Information take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans the fields of information science, library studies, communication, journalism and media studies.
Many New Jerseyans Prescribed Opioids Do Not Recall Doctor Explaining Dangers, Risks or Alternatives Treatments
Associate Professor of Communication and co-lead of the study Izhak Yanovitzky said, “We must do a better job educating both doctors and patients about the importance of having these conversations and what exactly should be discussed.”
Rutgers and Columbia Study Analyzes the Increase in Technical-Skill-Based Jobs in the NYC Media Industry
Research by Associate Professor Matthew Weber and alumna Allie Kosterich, Ph.D. '17, show that data, analytic and platform-based jobs have increased significantly in newspaper and online media companies in New York City due to the digital and technological evolution.
SC&I faculty and Student Research Presentations are well represented at the 68th Annual ICA Conference in Prague, Czech Republic in late May. Please see the ICA program schedule for complete details. The Department of Communication and Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University, will also be hosting a reception on Friday, May 25 from 8 -9:30 p.m. at the Hilton Prague, Chez Louis Salon, Mezzaine Level. All are invited to attend.
The scholarly incubator, titled "Teaching and Learning," demonstrated and expanded SC&I's commitment to student learning, success and health.
Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science Sunyoung Kim to use funding from the New Jersey Health Foundation to explore the capabilities of a smart speaker to enhance social engagement among older adults.
The new journal, entitled Information and Learning Science, will advance inter- disciplinary research at the intersections of Information Science and the Learning Sciences.
Brent Ruben, School of Communication and Information Distinguished Professor and executive director of the Center for Organizational Leadership, is recipient of education sector award
The major areas of study discussed at CHIIR 2018 included user-centered aspects of information interaction and information retrieval focusing on aspects of human involvement in search activities, and information seeking and use in context.
Senteio Publishes Study on Impact of Electronic Health Records and Using Health Information to Inform Recommendations for Diabetes Care
In newly published research, Senteio describes opportunities to improve Electronic Health Records (EHR) tools and work flows to enhance information collection, which in turn can lead to better health outcomes for diabetes patients.
For a decade, Associate Professor Itzhak Yanovitzky and the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) have formed and maintained a successful research-practice partnership to identify and overcome ongoing challenges to effective public communication about the opioid drug epidemic in New Jersey and beyond.