Ann Arbor, Michigan The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, has selected SoundRocket once again as their vendor to conduct their Campus Climate Survey on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The survey will launch on Thursday, October 28—all permanent staff,...
From the LaunchPad
Welcome to The Launchpad, SoundRocket’s blog, where we share our insights and musings on the science of doing science (well), #soundscience.
SoundRocket’s New Research Director in Higher Education Studies
“This role blends my experience in higher education and my passion for research,” says Josh. SoundRocket recently welcomed Josh Patterson, Ph.D., to its Higher Education research team. “The higher education research space has always been a core business at...
Revisiting the Role of the Science Journalist
In today’s ecosystem of online science publications, it can be hard to tell what qualifies as journalism and what doesn’t. Does it matter?
For Erin Zimmerman, a plant molecular biologist turned freelance science writer living in Ontario, Canada, a recent plant science conference presented a rare opportunity to meet scientists working in the field and to gin up some story ideas.
SoundRocket Founder to Speak at FEDCASIC Workshop
If you would like to spot some serious survey nerds while enjoying the Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C. this year, step on down to the Bureau of Labor Statistics where SoundRocket founder Scott D. Crawford will be presenting at the The Federal Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection (FEDCASIC) Workshop. Scott will be presenting “Best Practices in Consent to Capture Geolocation Data in Self-Administered Web Surveys” in the Wednesday afternoon session on Advances in the Use of Location Data.
Central Michigan University Launches National Campus Climate Survey
SoundRocket and Central Michigan University announce today the opening of the fist implementation of the National Campus Climate Survey with students at Central Michigan University. The National Campus Climate Survey is a collaboration between SoundRocket and the University of Michigan Program in Society, Population, and Environment.
Genomes2People Expands Partnership with SoundRocket to Improve Personal Genome Sequencing Outcomes
After about seven years with Soundrocket, the Genomes2People Research Program has re-upped and expanded the partnership with the help of a new NIH grant for its PeopleSeq Consortium study.
SoundRocket Collaboration Leads to Key Publication on Predispositional Genome Sequencing in Healthy Adults
An article just released today in Genome Medical, and available here to download in its entirety, reports on a groundbreaking study of over 650 individuals who have received whole genome sequencing as a predisposition screening tool.
The Science of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing – SoundRocket Partners With Academics and Industry to Understand How Genetic Information is Used
And if you could take a genetic test to determine if you have the gene mutations that could show you have an increased risk of having Alzheimers Disease, would you? As the U.S. FDA has started regulating and approving these tests, SoundRocket asks: are there any potential harms and limitations?
MSL GROWTH ENTERS NEW PHASE WITH RECORD EARLY ENROLLMENT, SOUNDROCKET COLLABORATION
As preparations have begun for another implementation of the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL), and with nearly 60 schools enrolled for the MSL2018 implementation (a record enrollment for the study at this stage of early recruitment), study Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. John P. Dugan has announced his move to The Aspen Institute as their Director of Program Quality, Design, & Assessment.