Posts Tagged ‘research’

Research Round-Up: Using Facebook to Recruit Research Study Participants

Alishia Kinsey - Wednesday, 11 January 2017 02:33

Almost 90% of adults use the Internet1 and, of those adults, 72% use Facebook.2 The high use of the internet and social media has changed public communication and created a new avenue for researchers to reach their audience, potentially in a more cost-effective way. This Research Round-Up explores how researchers are using Facebook to recruit study participants and whether the efforts prove to be efficient.


KB’s 2016 Highlights

Mary Buller - Wednesday, 21 December 2016 04:02

2016 has flown by, and as it winds down, we reflect on what we have done at Klein Buendel (KB) to achieve our primary goal of creating effective programs and products for health promotion and disease prevention. We are thankful for the research, education, and outreach opportunities that we have participated in and we are looking forward to continuing our efforts in 2017.


Sustained Impact of Workplace Sun Safety

Mary Buller - Thursday, 22 May 2014 02:41

Sustaining evidence-based public health programs is essential for achieving long-term health benefits and critical given national and local resource investment.1 The sustainability of efforts to educate and convince outdoor workers to practice sun protection is essential for several reasons.


IRB Tips

Laura McLaughlin - Tuesday, 27 August 2013 09:36

An institutional review board (IRB), also known as an independent ethics committee or ethical review board, is a committee that has been formally designated to approve, monitor, and review biomedical and behavioral research involving humans.  An IRB’s main responsibility is to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects recruited to participate in research. In this post, we offer some helpful tips to keep in mind when seeking IRB approval.


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Survey: What Do You Think?

Klein Buendel - Thursday, 8 August 2013 12:50

Thank you for taking the time to read the KB Collaboratory. We value your feedback. To generate the type of content you want and ensure the overall quality of the blog, we would be grateful if you would complete a quick 5-minute readership survey.


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