• Congratulations to Confluencenter Faculty Collaboration Grant recipients Orhon Myadar (Geography & Development), Lisa Hochtritt (School of Art), Najwa Nabti (Law), and Stephanie Troutman (English). They are working with Tucson's refugees to share their oral histories (Image: Wikimedia).

  • 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)

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

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • On Monday, June 13th, SBSRI is moving to the north wing of Harvill, Suite 320. For a map of our location in the building, click here.

  • 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

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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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Apply now for Residential Fellowships at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University

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Update on FastLane/NSF Automated Compliance Checking

Effective 7/25/2016, all proposals submitted to NSF will be subject to a new series of automated compliance validation checks to ensure proposals comply with requirements outlined in the ... Read More

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Apply now for a fellowship at the National Humanities Center

The National Humanities Center provides up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study. These fellowships take place from September to May, and support fellows in the humanities as well as... Read More

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