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Liberals Engage With More Diverse Policy Topics and Toxic Content Than Do Conservatives on Social Media

New research shows how liberals and conservatives engage with political information on Twitter.

Summer Undergraduate Research Assistants Program

February 1, 2023
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IPR's Summer Undergraduate Research Assistants (SURA) Program is now accepting applications for this summer. See the link for more information and to apply.

As Social Lives Resume, a Mental Health Crisis Continues

March 3, 2023
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Survey finds depression remains high among young adults, with 34% reporting thoughts of suicide or self-harm.

How Has COVID-19 Affected Children and Adolescents?

February 27, 2023
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IPR experts discuss how the pandemic altered childcare, schooling, and mental health.

Coronavirus Media Mentions

March 15, 2023
Stay up-to-date with the latest IPR faculty media mentions concerning COVID-19 as well as other IPR news related to the coronavirus in 2023.

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