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Press Release J. Michael Dennis Joins NORC at the University of Chicago To Lead AmeriSpeak Panel Research Platform More
Posted: 2.25.2015 10:13AM
Published Research "Subjective Well-Being in Context: County- and State-Level Socioeconomic Factors and Individual Moderators.", Luhmann, M., Murdoch, J.C. and Hawkley, L.C., 2015 More
Posted: 2.24.2015 10:53AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Abigail Rosenbaum: When We Take Gasoline Out of the Equation, Retail Sales Performance Data Paints a Different Picture More
Posted: 2.20.2015 2:05PM
Published Research "Establishing Smoke-Free Hospitals in Vietnam: A Pilot Project." , An, D.T.M., Kibria, N., Huy, N.V., Hai, P.T. and Stillman, F.A., 2015 More
Posted: 2.20.2015 10:45AM
Published Research "Clearing the Air: Improving Smoke-Free Policy Compliance at the National Oncology Hospital in Armenia.", Movsisyan, N.K., Petrosyan, V., Harutyunyan, A., Petrosyan, D. and Stillman, F.A., 2014 More
Posted: 2.20.2015 10:42AM
Published Research "Tobacco Use and Smoking Cessation Practices among Physicians in Developing Countries: A Literature Review (1987-2010).", Abdullah, A.S., Stillman, F.A., Yang, L., Luo, H., Zhang, Z., Samet, J.M., 2014 More
Posted: 2.20.2015 10:37AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Ned English: Non-Static Thematic Maps Running, Skating across Your Page More
Posted: 2.19.2015 3:49PM
News The New York Times: How scientific Americans consider some fields of academic research according to GSS polling More
Posted: 2.18.2015 5:40PM

News

Press Release J. Michael Dennis Joins NORC at the University of Chicago To Lead AmeriSpeak Panel Research Platform More
Posted: 2.25.2015 10:13AM
News The New York Times: How scientific Americans consider some fields of academic research according to GSS polling More
Posted: 2.18.2015 5:40PM
News The Mash: NORC's Bruce Taylor talked to teens about dating violence and the National Survey on Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence More
Posted: 2.13.2015 6:01PM
News TIME: Pope Francis's views on spanking, and GSS data on Americans' views of it More
Posted: 2.13.2015 5:50PM
News The New York Daily News: Senior Fellow Jon Gabel discusses SHOP health care and small businesses More
Posted: 2.13.2015 5:41PM
News New York Magazine: The NLSY shows the possible link between student loans and stress More
Posted: 2.13.2015 5:26PM
News The Washington Post: The NLSY gives insight in to criminal behaviors More
Posted: 2.5.2015 5:32PM
News Chicago Tonight: Senior Research Scientist Louise Hawkley discusses aging More
Posted: 2.4.2015 12:50PM

Events

Innovations in Screening, Brief Intervention and Substance Use Education for Health Professionals, Online, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 More
Posted: 2.18.2015 3:39PM

Publications

"Subjective Well-Being in Context: County- and State-Level Socioeconomic Factors and Individual Moderators.", Luhmann, M., Murdoch, J.C. and Hawkley, L.C., 2015 More
Posted: 2.24.2015 10:53AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Abigail Rosenbaum: When We Take Gasoline Out of the Equation, Retail Sales Performance Data Paints a Different Picture More
Posted: 2.20.2015 2:05PM
"Establishing Smoke-Free Hospitals in Vietnam: A Pilot Project." , An, D.T.M., Kibria, N., Huy, N.V., Hai, P.T. and Stillman, F.A., 2015 More
Posted: 2.20.2015 10:45AM
"Clearing the Air: Improving Smoke-Free Policy Compliance at the National Oncology Hospital in Armenia.", Movsisyan, N.K., Petrosyan, V., Harutyunyan, A., Petrosyan, D. and Stillman, F.A., 2014 More
Posted: 2.20.2015 10:42AM
"Tobacco Use and Smoking Cessation Practices among Physicians in Developing Countries: A Literature Review (1987-2010).", Abdullah, A.S., Stillman, F.A., Yang, L., Luo, H., Zhang, Z., Samet, J.M., 2014 More
Posted: 2.20.2015 10:37AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Ned English: Non-Static Thematic Maps Running, Skating across Your Page More
Posted: 2.19.2015 3:49PM
"Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Particulate Air Pollution in the Conterminous United States Using Geographic and Meteorological Predictors.", Yanosky, J.D., Paciorek, C.J., Laden, F., Hart, J.E., Puett, R.C., Liao, D. and Suh, H.H., 2014 More
Posted: 2.17.2015 10:19AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Felicia LeClere: Sex and Statistics More
Posted: 2.13.2015 9:37AM

Job Postings

Data Technology Developer More
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SharePoint Developer More
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Manager, Web Surveys More
Posted: 6.12.2014 11:26AM
Programmer Analyst (SAS, Blaise) - Survey Research More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:13PM
Communications Specialist – Website Design and Promotion More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:12PM
Research Analyst for Health Care Research in Bethesda More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:10PM
Survey Specialist More
Posted: 3.4.2014 6:27PM
Programmer Analyst (SAS, Blaise) - Survey Research More
Posted: 3.4.2014 6:27PM

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Our Research

NORC multidisciplinary project teams include members with expertise and experience in these and other research topics:

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Poverty 1/14

​When public housing was demolished in major cities, what happened to the families who lived there? How is poverty tied to race, gender, and even neighborhood or family culture? NORC’s expertise in poverty research sheds light on the individual and systemic issues linked to poverty. Read more

International Development 2/14

Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, and Australia.  NORC’s international team works on projects that span the globe, providing technical assistance, fielding surveys, and helping to evaluate whether development and assistance programs have a positive, long-term impact and serve aid recipients efficiently and effectively. Read more

Energy 3/14

Energy policy and issues require solutions that cannot be determined without careful research and analysis. NORC's approach to energy is innovative, multi-faceted, and interdisciplinary, focusing on the intersections of policy questions in the security, energy, and environmental spheres to provide data and analysis to support informed decision making. Read more

Economics 4/14

The fallout of recent financial crises may be with us long after the global economy starts to recover. NORC helps organizations respond with some of the most frequently cited and richest sources of data: the General Social Science Survey, the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, and the Survey of Consumer Finances. Read more

Education 5/14

From the first GI bill to the No Child Left Behind law, NORC has played a critical role in educational research and understanding what nurtures academic achievement. Collaborative relationships and data collection expertise build knowledge about students ranging from pre-schoolers to doctoral program graduates. Read more

Criminal Justice 6/14

It’s one of society’s most costly institutions, but are efforts to reform the justice system effective, cost efficient, and improving our safety?  NORC’s interdisciplinary expertise illuminates multiple perspectives within the legal and justice systems on the impact of reform efforts and diverse topics such as victimization in middle school dating, prison violence, drug markets, and resources for prosecutors and law enforcement.  Read more

Children and Youth 7/14

​When, and why, do things go wrong for the most vulnerable young people? NORC’s comprehensive expertise and multi-disciplinary approach is helping to find the answers that enable children and youth reach their full potential. Read more

Environment 8/14

Reconciling our standard of living and booming demand for growth with the scarcity of resources and pollution emissions is one of the most difficult and urgent challenges of our time. NORC’s dynamic, interdisciplinary approach to environmental studies brings together experts in energy, public health, security, and environment to address a broad spectrum of issues with implications for national security, the economy, and public health. Read more

Health 9/14

Drawing on 70 years of healthcare, public health and mental health research, NORC has developed effective, innovative ways to conduct research in this rapidly changing, technology-intensive field. Our interdisciplinary team provides data and analysis to help find solutions to tough issues such as healthcare cost, access, and quality. Read more

Substance Use 10/14

Substance use remains a stubborn problem, exacting enormous health and productivity costs, threatening family and community stability, and adding to an overburdened criminal justice system. NORC brings exceptional sensitivity and objectivity to the unique challenges of substance use research to provide insight and support effective decision making for substance use issues and programs.   Read more

Security 11/14

Security has traditionally been viewed through the lens of national defense, but world events over the last decade have expanded the public perception of security to include issues of community resiliency that go beyond physical defense and are intertwined with issues of energy and environment.  NORC brings together energy, security and environmental expertise to enrich work on complex, vital security projects. Read more

Human Development 12/14

​NORC at the University of Chicago is a leader and innovator in social science research, applying innovative and rigorous methods to the most pressing and complex issues today, bringing insights to topics like Human Development.​​​​ Read more

Sustainability 13/14

​NORC at the University of Chicago is a leader and innovator in social science research, applying innovative and rigorous methods to the most pressing and complex issues today, bringing insights to topics like Sustainability.
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Special Populations 14/14

The complex challenges of studying special populations—minorities, veterans, children, the disabled, prisoners, the elderly—requires cultural competency and advanced research methodologies. NORC’s expertise helps evaluate the programs aimed at improving the circumstances of these groups. Read more