Author: Denise-Marie Ordway
While shark attacks are rare, reports of attacks are on the rise worldwide. This collection of research examines shark-attack trends, victim injuries, how the media portrays sharks and more.
Joining fraternities and sororities distracts college students from their coursework. A new study suggests students' grades may suffer and they select easier classes to accommodate Greek activities.
A lower resting heart rate partially explains why men commit more crime than women, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
A collection of research on school meals, including cafeteria food waste, effects on academic performance and efforts to improve school lunch quality.
In some states, 20 to 30 percent of working-age adults have a physical, emotional or cognitive disability, according to a new study that looks at disability prevalence in each state.
A new study suggests that laws allowing police to directly cite motorists for not wearing seat belts may be less effective than they once were at reducing accident deaths.
Journalist’s Resource has pulled together academic studies that look at dietary supplements from various angles, including usage rates, adverse health effects and marketing to teenagers.
This roundup of research looks at virtual schools, including what kind of students enroll and the reasons families choose virtual over traditional schooling.
Asking these questions can help journalists gauge the quality of a research study or report and avoid relying on flawed findings.
This collection of academic research focuses on gender in journalism -- women who work in journalism and how girls and women are portrayed by the news media.