A statewide web survey of Michigan adults designed to gather opinions about timely social issues and to predict and explain conditions for social change. The research was conducted in partnership with Professor Frank Boster, College of Communication Arts and Sciences and Professor Charles T. Salmon, Chair, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
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A telephone survey of Michigan residents, in selected communities, to determine which factors influenced whether or not a household was willing to participate in an energy upgrade program. The Better Buildings for Michigan program was designed to create a sustainable energy efficiency market by providing outreach and education to increase demand, a skilled energy efficiency workforce to meet that demand, and the tools for lenders to make ongoing investments in energy efficiency in residential, commercial, industrial, and public buildings.
A nation-wide web survey conducted in partnership with the Land Policy Institute at Michigan State University to better understand what kinds of places and activities people would like to see in their neighbors and communities.
Web and self-administered survey of residents to develop a better understand of neighborhoods, experiences with crime, and perceptions of police. Conducted on behalf of Dr. Edmund McGarrell and Dr. Chris Melde, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University and was funded by the National Institute of Justice.
Web and Self-Administered survey of Detroit residents to better understand neighborhood conditions, residents, and environments in the city of Detroit. This research was conducted on behalf of Dr. Meghan Hollis, currently the Director of the Institute for Predictive and Analytic Policing Science at Tarleton State University.
Web and self-administrated survey using an ABS targeted sample. The purpose of this study was to analyze existing housing conditions and needs in Clinton, Ingham, and Eaton Counties. This research was conducted on behalf of Dr. Suk-Kyung Kim, School of Planning, Design, and Construction and was funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
This is a quarterly study that is administered via telephone to approximately 1,000 Michigan adults on current public policy issues. It has been conducted since 1994, and over 70 rounds have been completed to date. More information about SOSS and full datasets from prior surveys are available on the SOSS website.