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CSBS Small Grants Program

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    Black and Latino Attitudes and Experiences During COVID-19August 19, 2020

    By Peter Ondish, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Research Associate) Download PDF Report Summary The CSBS has been surveying citizens from the state of Illinois to gauge their attitudes towards technological solutions used to manage COVID-19 and assess their reactions to adopting and using these technologies. We have also been asking Illinoisans about their experiences with COVID-19 and […]

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    What We Know About College Students to Help Manage COVID-19August 16, 2020

    By Dr. Brent Roberts, Professor of Psychology and Director, CSBS Higher education has been hard at work confronting the problem of how best to open up this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic. It strikes me that a critical component that has been missing from this planning is an understanding of the population we are working […]

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    Framing COVID-19 AppealsAugust 6, 2020

    By Peter Ondish, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Research Associate) and Kaylee M. Lukacena, M.A. (Research Development Manager) Click to download PDF version Summary In continuation of the COVID-19 survey series launched by the Center for Social and Behavioral Science, we investigated how framing techniques shaped the perceptions of the Safer Illinois App. The large proportions of individuals […]

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By the Numbers 2020

Applications for Small Grants from
25+ Units Received

Small Grant Funding Awarded to
18 Research Teams

Research Teams Across
25+ Units Funded

New CSBS Affiliates Across
Colleges and Schools Appointed

Attendees to
Methodology Workshops

Solving Poverty Scholars Funded and
Community Partnerships Established

Activities Implemented in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

External Funding Proposal Submissions Supported

External Funding Applications Connected to the Small Grant Program

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