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.
Marchi’s new book explores how young people are using social media as their primary source of news, and what the implications of this trend are for the future of journalism and a healthy democracy.
Associate Dean Dafna Lemish Awarded Grant to Study “Interactive Mobile Media Use by Children and their Parents in Public Places”
Are mobile devices impacting the ways parents interact with their children in public places? This new grant will enable Lemish to research this in greater depth.
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Ph.D. Alumna Lora Appel ‘16 Develops Innovative Research Study Using Virtual Reality to Aid Dementia Patients
Appel has launched a study to test whether patients suffering from dementia can benefit as much from "virtual" trips out into the natural world as much as they would from taking "real" trips outside in nature.
Award-winning journalist and SC&I’s Professor of Professional Practice, Journalism and Media Studies Juan D. González has published a new book about the election and administration of New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Dr. Jerod Stapleton CINJ Receives Grant for Social Media-Driven Intervention Aimed at Indoor Tanning Bed Users, Working with SC&I Professor Kathryn Greene as Co-Investigator
The National Institute of Health’s (NIH) National Cancer Institute recently funded the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey for the grant project “Randomized Trial of a Social Media-Delivered Intervention Targeting Indoor Tanning Users” (R01CA218068).
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Shah with a grant to fund his research proposal titled "III: Small: Information Fostering - Being Proactive in Information Seeking."
Rutgers School of Communication and Information Associate Professor Chirag Shah has published a new book, titled “Social Information Seeking - Leveraging the Wisdom of the Crowd.”
Assistant Teaching Professor Anselm Spoerri won a Professional and Scholarly Excellence Award for DataVis, an educational product he helped create.
Research Professor Alexa Hepburn and Associate Professor Galina Bolden have published a new book, titled “Transcribing for Social Research.” Their goal was to overview and introduce techniques that will help interactional researchers produce more accurate transcripts.
Professor Kathryn Greene and REAL Prevention Receive Grant for Phase II of “Interactive Technology for Media Literacy Drug Prevention in Community Groups”
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is proud to announce the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funding award for Phase II of the project “Interactive Technology for Media Literacy Drug Prevention in Community Groups.” Principal Investigators Michael L. Hecht, REAL Prevention, and Kathryn Greene, professor of Communication at SC&I, were awarded over $1.4 million by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for their research.