Research Highlights

Women Face Implicit Stereotypes when Interviewing for Jobs, Says Researcher’s Study

Women Face Implicit Stereotypes when Interviewing for Jobs, Says Researcher’s Study

Ioana Latu, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, teams with researchers Marianne Schmid Mast and Tracie Stewart in an eye-opening new study examining the roles of interviewers’ and applicants’ implicit and explicit stereotypes in predicting women’s job interview outcomes. The researchers document their findings in the forthcoming issue of Psychology of Women Quarterly

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Rutgers University–Camden Biophysicist Making Contributions to Computational Research

Rutgers University–Camden Biophysicist Making Contributions to Computational Research

Grace Brannigan is quickly making an impact on the scientific community through innovative computational biophysics research. An assistant professor of physics at Rutgers University–Camden, Brannigan is a recipient of a 2015 Cottrell College Science Award — given to only 33 early career scientists around the country, including two from Rutgers–Camden — and is part of […]

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Researcher’s Book Shines Light on Flawed, Child Welfare System

Researcher’s Book Shines Light on Flawed, Child Welfare System

Lauren Silver, an assistant professor of childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden, shines the light on the daily lives and challenges of adolescent mothers and their caseworkers as they navigate the child welfare system in her new book, System Kids, Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation (The University of North Carolina Press).

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Researcher Explains The Science Behind the “Ambiguously Colored Dress”

Researcher Explains The Science Behind the “Ambiguously Colored Dress”

As reported by numerous media outlets, a debate has been feverishly heating up the Internet regarding the true color of a blue – or maybe it’s a white? – dress. Sarah Allred, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, explains the science of color perception behind “the ambiguously colored dress.” For more about Allred’s […]

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Army Education Outreach Program Supports Research Projects for High School and Undergraduate Students at Rutgers University–Camden

Army Education Outreach Program Supports Research Projects for High School and Undergraduate Students at Rutgers University–Camden

A South Jersey high school student and a Rutgers University–Camden undergraduate student will have the opportunity to participate in significant STEM research projects beginning this summer through the highly selective Army Educational Research Program. The Army Research Office has chosen Rutgers–Camden as a host institution for its High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) and its Undergraduate […]

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