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Archive for August, 2014

Methodological Quality article available online

To be published soon in Psychology & Healththis article addresses the use of studies’ methodological quality in meta-analysis. Co-authors include Rob Low and Hayley MacDonald.

Upgraded SHARP website goes live!

The new SHARP website went live.

Gordon W. Allport Intergroup Relations Prize

Fall, 2012: A SHARP article is Co-Winner, Gordon W. Allport Intergroup Relations Prize, awarded by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). The paper was published in Psychological Bulletin by SHARP alumna I-Ching Lee, UConn professor Felicia Pratto, and Blair T. Johnson.

Meta-analysis is the original Big Data

August, 2013: Prof Johnson posts a blog entry describing how ‘meta-analysis is the original Big Data.’

Prof. Johnson wins CLAS Excellence Award!

May 2013: Blair T. Johnson receives the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Excellence in Research Award in the Behavioral and Life Sciences Division, which is given every two years.

Estrellita earned her Master’s degree!

June, 2014: Congratulations to SHARP alumna Estrellita Ballester who completed her master’s degree in clinical psychology!

Role of methodological quality in meta-analysis

07 June 2014: Blair T. Johnson posts blog entry in relation to the use of methodological quality in meta-analysis.

Ruth moves to UCONN Health

August 2014: Congratulations to Ruth Fetter, who is beginning a new full-time research assistant job at UCONN Health!

SHARP News Coverage–Special Issue of JAIDS

05 August 2014: SHARP-related research on HIV prevention and AIDS care covered on CHIP Today. Authors of the work covered include Blair T. Johnson, Leslie B. Snyder, Tania Huedo-Medina, Charles Abraham, Marijn de Bruin, Jessa LaCroix, and Michelle Kaufman.

Prof. Johnson at National Press Club (15 July 2014)

Blair T. Johnson is quoted in news coverage related to the release of special issue of JAIDS focused on the role of communication in health promotion, with a focus on HIV risk and AIDS care.