• Come with questions, leave with answers. Speak directly with Human Subjects Protection Program staff about human subject research on Wednesday, September 7th, 12:00 -1:30 pm in Harvill room 320C.

  • Come find out at our first information session of the semester, "Orientation to SBSRI Funding Opportunities and Services," this Friday, August 26th, 12:00-1:00 pm, in the Student Union's Presidio Room. Click here to RSVP.


  • SBSRI supports your research! Funding available for graduate students and faculty. For more information, see the SBSRI funding page and apply by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016.

  • 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)

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.



Please click here to RSVP for the next SBSRI Information Session... read more

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!

Events on SBSRI's public calendar


Research Resources

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SBSRI Funding

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Office for Research & Discovery’s Equipment Grants due September 1

The UA’s Office for Research & Discovery (ORD) is accepting equipment grant proposals through September 1, 2016. If you need major equipment in FY17, consider applying under the... Read More

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation Fellowship

Doctoral dissertation writing fellowships are available from the AAUW. The American Fellowship provides $20,000 for women in the last year of dissertation writing to offset living expenses. The... Read More

$3.1 Mil of Funding for 150 Faculty and Grad Student Projects on Global Religion

The University of Notre Dame’s Global Religion Research Initiative has announced plans to provide up to $3.1 million, over the next three years, in new funding to 150 faculty and graduate students... Read More

Funding Available for Environmental Projects

The V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry until September 14, 2016, for environmental projects that focus on climate change, unsustainable consumption, and the loss of... Read More

Grad Student Poster Competition at the Institute of the Environment’s Fall Fest 2016!

The Fall Fest is back and includes a poster competition for graduate students involved in environmental research. Posters may depict environmental research in any discipline, including physical... Read More

Deadline extended: Seed grants available through UA Cancer Center - LOIs due by August 31st!

The University of Arizona Cancer Center has seed funding for new investigators interested in cancer, interpreted broadly. Funds are made available through the American Cancer... Read More

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Harvill Suite 320
1103 E. Second Street
PO Box 210076
Tucson, AZ  85721-0076

(520) 621-1135



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MANAGER, Grants and Contracts

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