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Ph.D. Student Chioma Woko Wins Dissertation Award

Doctoral candidate Chioma Woko has won a dissertation award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Policy Research Scholars (HPRS)...

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Mandates Likely Work to Increase Vaccine Uptake

Rather than causing a backlash, vaccination requirements will succeed at getting more people inoculated, according to research from PIK Professor Dolores Albarracín and colleagues at Penn.

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One in Three Americans Say They Might Consider Abolishing or Limiting Supreme Court

An Annenberg Public Policy Center survey found sharp increases in Americans willing to abolish or limit the nation's highest court if it makes decisions with which they or Congress disagreed.

Jovanova and Woko Win 2021 Ackoff Fellowships

For the seventh year in a row, Annenberg doctoral students have won this fellowship from the Wharton School.

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Misplaced Trust: When Trust in Science Fosters Pseudoscience

Believing in science isn't enough to protect people from misinformation.

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Study Finds Surprising Source of Social Influence

Want to promote your new product or trigger a shift in thinking? Steer clear of the influencers.

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Annenberg Alumni News, Summer 2021

The latest news from Annenberg School graduate alumni.

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Jemmott and Tan on Philly Team Awarded $1.4 Million NIH Grant to Expand COVID-19 Outreach

The team includes researchers from the Annenberg School, Penn Nursing, Penn Medicine, the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and Philly Counts.

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COVID-19 Conspiracy Beliefs Increased among Users of Conservative and Social Media

These increases in conspiracy beliefs were associated with less mask wearing and decreased intentions to get a vaccine.

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Vaccine Science and Side Effects: How News Messages Affect Views on Vaccination

News about vaccine safety increases public acceptance of vaccines, but less so when juxtaposed with a personal narrative about side effects.