Organization profile

Organization profile

There are significant policy challenges in our society that need to be informed by evidence-based research. Public affairs research provides important insights into critical domestic issues—from urban planning and design to environmental policy and human services. Such research, while highly relevant and much needed in the policy arena, is frequently published in journals inaccessible to those outside of academia. When vital policy research fails to reach lawmakers, practitioners, and the broader public, higher education falls short of its public mission. Civios aims to change that.

An initiative of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Civios offers short and visually engaging digital materials—podcasts, videos, and mixed media—that translate complex policy research to inform public affairs discussions. Through Civios researchers provide real-world context for their work and explore potential policy implications and questions.

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university teacher Social Sciences
school Social Sciences
taxes Social Sciences
carbon emission Earth & Environmental Sciences
childhood Social Sciences
violence Social Sciences
infrastructure planning Earth & Environmental Sciences
tax evasion Social Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 24 Digital or Visual Products
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution

Access to paid family and medical leave in rural Minnesota

Fitzpatrick, D. H., 2019

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Open Access
women's policy
gender policy
public policy

Advancing roadway safety in American Indian reservations

Quick, K., 2019

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Open Access
American Indian
motor vehicle
death rate
online survey

Diets, Food Miles, and Environmental Sustainability of Urban Food Systems: Analysis of Nine Indian Cities

Boyer, D. C., Sarkar, J. & Ramaswami, A., Aug 1 2019, In : Earth's Future. 7, 8, p. 911-922 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
systems analysis
greenhouse gas