• Graduate Students: Come learn the ins and outs of applying for an NSF doctoral dissertation improvement grant (DDIG).The session is September 30th from 12:00-1:00pm in the Presidio Room of the Student Union. RSVP here.

  • Grad Students: Come to our Office Hours in Harvill Suite 320, to start your search for funding or get feedback on a proposal. Please RSVP here.The first session of the academic year is next Thursday, Oct. 6th, 9:30-11:00am

  • Sonia Colina (Spanish & Portuguese) and Anna O'Leary (MAS), Nicole Marrone (SLHS), and Maia Ingram (CEP) received a Confluencenter Faculty Collaboration Grant for work assisting researchers with the cross-cultural and linguistic needs of global research projects. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Elizabeth Bentley (English) received a Confluencenter Graduate Fellowship for her work on participation in the arts in Israel/Palestine. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Dr. Mahmoud Azaz (MENAS), Olga Bever (SBS), and Mary Carol Combs (TLS) received a Confluencenter Faculty Collaboration Grant for their work on Arabic language planning in Egypt. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Congratulations to Liz Kinnamon (Gender & Women's Studies), who received a Confluencenter Graduate Fellowship for her research on the concept of mindfulness in entrepreneurship in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Emrah Karakus (Gender & Women's Studies) has been awarded a Confluencenter Graduate Fellowship for his research on how redevelopment projects influence queer communities in Turkey. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Alex Karaman (Gender & Women's Studies and Geography) received a Confluencenter Graduate Fellowship for his research on Palestinian rap music and hip-hop culture. (Image: Amer Shomali)

  • Elizabeth Baldwin (School of Government and Public Policy) received an SBSRI Faculty Small Grant for her research on stakeholder engagement in clean energy policy. (Photo: Wikimedia/Purina)

  • Eliza Benites-Gambirazio (Sociology) received an SBSRI Dissertation Research Grant for her research on the role real estate agents play in creating the residential housing market of Tucson, Arizona. (Image: Wikimedia Commons and E. Benites)

Welcome! SBSRI promotes research in the social and behavioral sciences through outreach to SBS faculty and students, through support for your interest in external funding opportunities, and through grants for research within the SBS community. SBSRI small grants are supported by the Senior Vice President for Research.



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FY2016-2017 ERE rates approved!

The UA Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Employee Related Expense (ERE) rate proposal has been approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  Effective immediately, please prepare all proposals using the new ERE rates for budget periods in FY 2017 and beyond.  The DHHS Rate Agreement... read more

SBS Fall 2016 Research Courses

Interested in taking a course to increase your research skills? Click here to view a list of the research courses offered by SBS in Fall 2016!

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Training Session: Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

The UA Foundation's GIFT Center is offering an introductory session on how to use the Foundation Directory Online database on October 19, 2016. The session will be held in ILC #A112 from 2:00-3:... Read More

International Research Fellowships on Sexuality

The IASSCS - Ford Foundation offers small grants to graduate students to support research on sexuality in a global context. These fellowships focus on social and cultural understandings of... Read More

NSF updates compliance check

On September 26, 2016, the National Science Foundation compliance check system will include an update that ensures the Project Summary does not exceed one (1) page. The system will now generate an... Read More

RSVP now for SPS/ORD Campus Training sessions!

The following courses are being offered by Sponsored Projects Services/Office for Research & Discovery. Monday and Tuesday sessions will be held in the Student Union's Kiva room. Sign up for... Read More

Residential fellowships in Germany

The American Academy in Berlin Residential Fellowship program brings together scholars from a number of different disciplines to undertake independent study in Berlin. These fellowships provide... Read More

Lilly Library Fellowships

The Lilly Library at the University of Indiana - Bloomington offers two fellowships to scholars to conduct research in its collections. These collections will be of particular interest... Read More

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1103 E. Second Street
PO Box 210076
Tucson, AZ  85721-0076

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