In this podcast, Cara Hamann, professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, discusses her research into the increasing number of bicycle fatalities in Iowa and how public policy can help make roads safer for bicyclists.
Research from Cara Hamann, associate professor in the College of Public Health, and the university’s National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) help make America’s roads safer for bicyclists.
Professor Steve McGuire teaches an innovative and unique class at the University of Iowa, Fabrication and Design: Hand Built Bicycle. This semester’s 13 students, in their first or second year of the class, represent a passionate sector of the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) curriculum.
Jodie Plumert, chair of the University of Iowa Psychology Department, says riding a virtual bike “offers a way to look at this real-world problem in a very safe but systematic way.”