Resources for researchers

The Center for Work, Health, and Well-being released Guidelines to support worker health, safety, and wellbeing in the workplace. To measure the extent to which the Guidelines were being accessed, HCC created a pop-up that ...

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To increase awareness of the importance of cancer screening and early detection among firefighters who were exposed to high rates of carcinogens, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health partnered with the Boston Fire Department  ...

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To facilitate researchers’ access to the Center for Cancer Genome Discovery's new cancer genome analysis technologies, HCC developed an online system to facilitate submission and review of collaboration proposals.

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The Planet MassCONECT project trains and supports members of community- and faith-based organizations as they plan, adapt, and implement evidence-based programs for health promotion.

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The role of yoga and other mindfulness practices in treating depression and other mental health conditions has been studied for decades, and evidence is increasing that yoga may be helpful for some people with mood disorders.

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Many researchers come to us with a particular website challenge: They have spent the time and money to develop a website for their project, study, or lab, but over time, find themselves unable to update it.

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The longer a study collects data, the richer its findings become. Keeping participants engaged throughout their lifetimes is critical, but challenging.

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WaTCH faced many challenges when it set out to examine the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on its most vulnerable victims. HCC worked with the study team to conduct focus groups with local community members who helped us understand their concerns and priorities. 

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To encourage voluntary adoption of smoke-free policies by landlords, especially in subsidized and affordable housing, HCC worked with Boston Public Health Commission to create an awareness campaign.

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HCC produces low-cost outreach materials to meet the needs of researchers attending scientific conferences and other events that offer the opportunity to:

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Scientists and academics are increasingly adopting social media to increase the visibility of their work, stay up-to-date in their fields, and connect with other experts.

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“We’re worried our brochure may be too high-lit and hard for people to understand.” This is a common concern we hear from researchers about their study communications, whether they are for recruiting or retaining ...

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As Nancy Lin, MD, prepared to launch the Longitudinal Cohort Study of Patients with Recurrent Metastatic Breast Cancer, she reached out to HCC for help creating a more participant-friendly name and a study newsletter that would “give back” ...

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The goal of Dr Lisa Iezzoni’s PCORI-funded research project was to develop quality-of-care measurements that reflected and respected the lived experience of people with disabilities, and to use these metrics to ...

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If you’re like most people with websites, you want your site to be seen by as many interested people as possible. Because most people will find your site via a search engine, search engines are key to your site’s visibility.

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HCC has developed a streamlined, cost-effective web development process to meet the communication needs of research labs and other initiatives seeking:

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Study recruitment, implementation, and retention all require communication. A strong strategy coupled with the right tools can:

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Websites are increasingly being used to recruit lab staff or study participants and to publicize scientific advances. Web analytics software can help you find out who is coming to your site and how well it is working.

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