• Congratulations to Sallie Marston (Geography) and Linda Lumsden (Journalism), who have been named 2015-2016 Udall Center Fellows. These fellowships are supported by the Udall Center in collaboration with the Institute of the Environment, the College of SBS, and the Office for Research and Discovery.


  • The UA has produced 223 Fulbright grantees since 1993. Students: the internal deadline for Fulbright applications is September 7th. Email emkotay@email.arizona.edu for more information on Student Fulbright opportunities.


  • The Center for Middle Eastern Studies has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad curriculum development grant. This funding will take 12 teachers and 2 university personnel to Oman and Zanzibar in summer 2016 for a 4-week travel/study program.


  • Congrats to SBS faculty member Adam Henry (Government and Public Policy), who is part of an NSF funded team composed of 14 institutions. The project investigates urban water sustainability. Read more about the UA's involvement with the project here. (Photo: Confluence Park)


  • The Documenting Endangered Languages program is supported by NSF and NEH to raise awareness and increase scholarship on endangered human languages. Interested in applying? Watch these outreach videos for advice on DEL and grant writing more generally. (Image: Languengl)


  • Congratulations to Confluence Graduate Fellowship recipient Gabriel Higuera (MAS) who is organizing an ethic studies conference for local high school students. (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons)


  • William White's (Anthropology) public archeology project on race and descendant communities in multi-ethnic Boise has been awarded a 2015-2016 Confluence grant. (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons)


  • Confluencenter has awarded Christina Greene (Geography) a 2015-2016 grant for her work on drought in California (image credit: U.S. Drought Monitor).

  • Lydia Otero (MAS) and Elaine Romero (Theater Film, and Television) are collaborating with Borderlands Theater to perform oral stories they are collecting about Barrio Libre, Tucson. (Image: Wikimedia commons)

  • Congratulations to the Southwest Center team, lead by J.C. Mutchler and collaborating with Art professor Jackson Boelts, who have received  a Confluence faculty collaborative grant to study ranchers along the U.S. Mexico Border. (Image: Wikimedia commons)

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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FY2015-2016 ERE rates approved!

The UA FY 2015-2016 ERE rate proposal has been approved by the federal cognizant agency, Cost Allocation Services.  These rates may now be used for grant and contract proposals. The DHHS Rate Agreement date is June 16, 2015.  To access the new rates, click... 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 2015!

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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Workshops

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