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  • Peck, Alice
    This thesis explores homelessness in Washington D.C. Drawing from eight months of ethnographic fieldwork, I consider experiences of homelessness in the changing urban space of Washington D.C., contextualizing these within ...
  • Parsons, E. C. M.; Wright, Andrew J. (Frontiers, 2015-06-04)
    The terms “good science,” “bad science,” and especially “sound science” are frequently used in the policy arena. Most often, this is so parties with interests (usually economic) in the outcome of a political decision can ...
  • Sattler, David N.; McKnight, Patrick E.; Naney, Linda; Mathis, Randy (Public Library of Science, 2015-06-15)
    This study developed and evaluated a brief training program for grant reviewers that aimed to increase inter-rater reliability, rating scale knowledge, and effort to read the grant review criteria. Enhancing reviewer ...
  • Xia, Jizhe; Curtin, Kevin M.; Li, Weihong; Zhao, Yonglong (Public Library of Science, 2015-06-30)
    Carpooling is an effective means of reducing traffic. A carpool team shares a vehicle for their commute, which reduces the number of vehicles on the road during rush hour periods. Carpooling is officially sanctioned by ...
  • Parsons, E. C. M.; DellaSala, D. A.; Wright, A. J. (Frontiers, 2015-11-27)
    The use of science in policy-making has declined dramatically around the world. One of the most obvious examples of scientific neglect is the refusal of many U.S. politicians to accept anthropogenic climate change despite ...

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