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Three Research Studies You Need to Know in 2016

Posted: January 20, 2016

Each year, we award one $10,000 and two $1,500 prizes to peer-reviewed research that contributes to effective public interest communications practice and that continues to build the academic field. Read about 2016 research in public interest in communications finalists

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6 Ways To Use Emotion In Your Campaigns, According To Research

Posted: August 13, 2015

Over the last year we've compiled a variety of studies for frankology that show different ways emotions can be used to support change efforts. Check out these 6 findings on ways to use emotion in your work.


frankology Celebrates One Year of Research Just for Changemakers

Posted: July 30, 2015

It's been one year since we launched frankology, where you can find peer-reviewed research just for social changemakers. Take a look back at our favorite studies from the year.

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Attention Researchers: Three Reasons to Submit Your Research to 2016 Prize in Public Interest Communications

Posted: July 16, 2015

Submissions are open for the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications annual prize in public interest communications research. Read three reasons why researchers should submit their peer-reviewed work (hint: $10,000).