Research Projects

College of Human Sciences Focus Areas

Development of individuals and families

  • Behavior of individuals and families throughout the lifespan
  • Impact of public policies on individuals and families
  • Education
  • Curriculum and instructional technology
  • Effectiveness and impact of higher education
  • How schools and society impact each other
  • Science and mathematics education
  • Special education

Foods and wellness

  • Food security and safety
  • Impact of specific foods on physical health
  • Health promotion and physical activity
  • Analysis and control of movement
  • Exercise physiology

Economic development

  • Adding value to Iowa’s products
  • Product design, development and marketing