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Kinsey Institute Interview Series: Dr. Kristen Mark
An IU graduate, Dr. Mark studies women's sexual health, sexual desire, and directs the Sexual Health Promotion Lab at UK.

Research Briefs: Fall 2019
A selection of recent publications from Kinsey Institute faculty and staff.

Study: Emoji Use Associated with More Dating and Sex
Using emojis more often with potential partners was associated with having more dates and more sexual behavior over the past year.

Study: Sexual Orientation and Differences in HIV cognitions
Participants who identified as heterosexual were more likely to have higher HIV status avoidance scores and lower HIV infection-control belief scores than those who identified as sexual minorities.

Research Blog: Most Of Us Have A Romantic 'Type'
Studies revealed similarities in both personality and physical traits among participants current and former partners - suggesting we do indeed seek out a type in our romantic relationships.

Institute news

Applications open for 2020 Money Fellowship
Offered to graduate students whose scholarly work would benefit from the use of library and archival materials at the Kinsey Institute. DEADLINE: February 1, 2020.

Fall 2019 Newsletter
Catch up on recent Kinsey Institute news, and a special welcome from Acting Executive Director, Dr. Justin Garcia.

Staff and Faculty Updates: Fall 2019
New faces and titles among KI staff and faculty.

Kinsey Institute Receives $2 Million Gift
The Kinsey Institute Bicentennial Endowed Chair will support existing research, pilot studies, and new partnerships with IU schools and departments.

Kinsey Institute Receives $260,000 Gift from Dillon Fund
This gift benefits the Kinsey Institute Traumatic Stress Research Consortium (KI-TSRC) and the Library and Special Collections.

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