• Recent Trends in Health Equity Research

    Recent Trends in Health Equity Research

    Let’s start at the beginning. Health outcomes can vary for no other reason than where people are born. And this isn’t even a “developed” vs. “developing” country distinction. In the… Read More

  • February-March Evaluation Research

    February-March Evaluation Research

    What’s been going on with evaluation? Well, click here and head on over to PubTrawlr to find out! We wanted to call out this specific article on quality of life,… Read More

  • Update Log: PubTrawlr Improvements

    Update Log: PubTrawlr Improvements

    We just pushed some improvements out on the free tier of PubTrawlr. While many of them are cosmetic, there are three main ones to call out. Journal Weighting. We now… Read More

  • Data and Power

    Data and Power

    Data in itself is extremely powerful, and provides us with evidence that can motivate change.  While this is absolutely necessary for progress, we must still consider the “power” that the… Read More

  • Docking into a Safe Harbor: Now Open

    Docking into a Safe Harbor: Now Open

    We wouldn’t be where are without the amazing open source communities that thrive around the internet, full stop. Anytime I had a debugging problem when putting together PubTrawlr or Readiness… Read More

  • February in Community Psychology

    February in Community Psychology

    For such a short month, there’s a lot of new research. Check out PubTrawlr’s monthly synthesis of key community psychology journals at the button below. One article that stood out… Read More

  • February Retractions Report: Retraction Report!

    February Retractions Report: Retraction Report!

    The groundhog predicted six more weeks of winter, so we’re down to the last two. I, for one, will welcome the ever-unpredictable March to the year. As expected, it was… Read More

  • Using readiness for children support services

    Using readiness for children support services

    The Judge Baker Children’s Center (JBCC) up in Boston are among the leaders in evidence-based support and implementation. Starting about 6ish years ago, I began to work with them around… Read More

  • Following up on IHI’s Stories of COVID

    Following up on IHI’s Stories of COVID

    A few groups that I’m working with have an interest in developing repositories of stories. The idea is that by collecting community-initiated improvement projects, we can tap into creative thinking… Read More

  • American Exceptionalism in Science: A tiny, tiny analysis

    American Exceptionalism in Science: A tiny, tiny analysis

    Morning folks. We were doing some improvement work on PubTrawlr this morning, and decided just to play around with the social services database that it pulls from. Since the metadata… Read More