• The Office for Student Engagement is accepting proposals from faculty to build infrastructure for engaged student learning opportunities. To apply, click here. (Image: Lexie Sorrentino, Marissa Amezcua, and coordinator Genesis Grijalva at Children's Museum Tucson).

  • Faculty interested in international research can apply for an Office of Global Initiatives International Research Development Grant (IRDG). The deadline is March 28, 2016. For more information, click here. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Dr. Celeste González de Bustamante (Journalism) received an SBSRI Faculty Small Grant for a research project that examines the factors that have influenced violence against journalists, and investigates how journalists have responded to attacks in Mexico. The research will result in an academic book.

  • Christina Greene (Geography and Development) is using her SBSRI Dissertation Research grant to study drought vulnerability of rural communities in California's San Joaquin Valley (Photo: C. Greene).

  • Brooke Lober (Gender and Women's Studies) received an SBSRI grant to support the Women Against Imperialism Oral History Project, which historicizes the work of a remarkable feminist organization that was active in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1980s and 90s. (Images: Lober, Wikimedia Commons)

  • Adam Hough (Late Medieval and Reformation Studies) received an SBSRI dissertation grant to study sixteenth-century urban religious reformation as a social and cultural response to collective trauma (Image: Book of Miracles, Taschen, 2013; Eds. Till-Holger Borchert and Joshua P. Waterman).

  • Corey Pavlich (Communication) received an SBSRI pre-doctoral grant to study the effects of morally justified violent video games on aggressive cognition and behavior. (Photo: K. Gautier-Downes)

  • Matthew Lapierre (Communication) received an SBSRI Faculty Small Grant to study children's consumer development and socialization. (Photo: T. Mendoza)

  • Looking for funding for studying or researching in Germany? The DAAD, or the German Academic Exchange Service, offers opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. Read about the programs by clicking here. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Looking for funding? The next Pivot workshop is Thursday, Feburary 18th, 10:00-11:00am.  Email Beth Stahmer to reserve your seat!

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

SBS Spring 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 2015!

Events on SBSRI's public calendar


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APS Library Research Fellowship

Short-term residential fellowships are available for research conducted in the American Philosophical Society collections in Philadelphia. The fellowship provides a stipend of up to $3,000 per... Read More

Bonine Travel & Research Award

Undergraduate and graduate students can apply for the Michael Bonine Travel & Research Award through the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies. Awards of $500-$2,000 are... Read More

Tinker Research Grant

Graduate students conducting field based summer research in Latin America can apply for the Tinker Field Research Grant. The deadline to submit an application is March 11th, 2016 at 12:00 pm. For... Read More

UA research and cyber security panel discussion

Want to know more about cyber threats and changes to the regulations that protect data? The University Export Control Program is hosting a panel discussion on Wednesday, February 25th, 10:30am-12:... Read More

Office of Student Engagement events for students and faculty

February 8th-12th is the launch week for the Office of Student Engagement. They will be hosting several events, including presentations by Student Engagement Awards recipients from last year. For... Read More

Training Session: Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

The UA's GIFT Center is offering an introductory session on how to use the Foundation Directory Online database on February 24, 2016. The session will be held in ILC #A112 from 3:00-4:30pm. For... Read More

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MANAGER, Grants and Contracts

Loreli Panico 


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