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CSBS COVID-19 Resource Guide

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  • Ask the Experts: Mental and Behavioral Health During COVID-19June 26, 2020

    On June 22, the Center for Social and Behavioral Science hosted an Ask the Experts: Mental and behavioral health during COVID-19 webinar in partnership with the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute. In this webinar, our faculty experts discussed managing mental health and close relationships during COVID-19. The experts also focused on managing work-life-balance, coping with grief, […]

  • Ask the Experts: Covid-19 Exposure notification, Privacy, and SecurityJune 18, 2020

    On June 9, the Center for Social and Behavioral Science and Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute hosted the first session in our Ask the Experts Series on Covid-19 Exposure notification, Privacy, and Security. Our faculty experts discussed the promising potential, uncertainty, and associated privacy risks with using exposure notification technologies to manage the spread of Covid-19. […]

  • bar chart: Willingness to use a COVID-19 mobile application by application type.
    COVID-19 and Technology Survey ResultsMay 21, 2020

    The Center for Social and Behavioral Science recently launched a statewide survey to assess Illinoisians’ attitudes toward technology that may be used to combat COVID-19, including 1) track-and-trace mobile applications, and 2) status indicator applications. Our results indicate that privacy concerns are quite high for both kinds of mobile apps. Favorability toward COVID-19 apps is […]

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By the Numbers

Applications for Small Grants from
60+ Units Received

Small Grant Funding Awarded to Interdisciplinary Teams

Interdisciplinary Teams Across
29 Units Funded

Researchers Engaged in Social Science, Engineering & Cancer-Related Workshops

Attendees to
Methodology Workshops

Social & Behavioral Scientists Surveyed

External Funding Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Teams Identified

External Funding Proposal Submissions Directly Involved In

External Funding Applications Connected to the Small Grant Program

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