Community-engaged researchers across campus connect through new event series

In Fall 2023, the Center for Social and Behavioral Science, College of Education, and Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute launched the Community-Engaged Research Series. The goals of the series are to build and enhance the experience of community-engaged researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and to provide these researchers with the skills and resources needed […]

Collaboration Key to Advancing Progress in Climate, Environment, and Sustainability 

Social and physical scientists from across the campus met on October 6 at the Summit on Building Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research on Sustainability: Incorporating Social and Behavioral Science to discuss how to increase and deepen collaboration across disciplines to advance research on climate, environment, and sustainability (CES). The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is one of the […]

CSBS launches new Social and Behavioral Science E-Bulletin

CSBS has launched a new submission process for events and announcements via a bi-weekly e-bulletin. Similar to the campus Eweek submission process, units can now share their announcements related to social and behavioral science through the “Bulletin” tool in Webtools. Submit Your EventHave a social and behavioral science event to promote? Use the Webtools Social […]

New CSBS Team Member: Paige Duncan

Paige Duncan (she/her) joined the Center for Social and Behavioral Science in October 2023 as Community Engagement Specialist. Paige’s role is to build partnerships with local organizations and university institutes and centers to develop creative and innovative programming for children and adults in the community. Tell us briefly about your personal and professional background.  My […]

Community-Engaged Research Funding with PCORI | Nov 9

Learn more about funding your community-engaged research projects through grants from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Courtney Clyatt, Senior Program Officer, will provide an overview and discuss the range of community-engaged work funded through PCORI, and AHS Prof. Robyn Gobin will discuss her experience working with PCORI. A Q&A will follow.

New CSBS Team Member: Brenda Koester

Brenda Davis Koester joined the Center for Social and Behavioral Science in July 2023 as the Associate Director. In this role, Brenda is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing CSBS programs, services, and facilities with the goal of strategically enhancing the research enterprise in social and behavioral science. Tell us briefly about your personal and […]

CSBS Small Grant Success Story: Bruno, Bellisle, Mendenhall, and Andrade

Principal Investigator Robert Bruno and co-investigators Dylan Bellisle, Ruby Mendenhall, and Flavia Andrade’s project, “Examining the Diversity of Experience with the Federal Tax System across Race and Immigration Status: A case of the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit,” was selected as a recipient for the Center for Social and Behavioral Science’s Small […]

Networking lunch for community-engaged researchers | Sept. 6

Connect with faculty and staff across campus involved in community-engaged research! The Center for Social & Behavioral Science, College of Education, and Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute are pleased to invite community-engaged researchers to a networking lunch on Wednesday, September 6, outdoors at the Siebel Center for Design.  This event is the first step in building a supportive community to […]

Celebrating the 2022-23 Policy & Research Legislative Fellows

The Center for Social & Behavioral Science (CSBS) recently celebrated the accomplishments of the Policy and Research Legislative Fellows (PRLF) 2022-23 cohort. Launched during the Summer 2022 semester, this non-partisan initiative, supported by the Office of the Chancellor-Public Engagement, matches Illinois graduate students with a state legislator representing Champaign-Urbana or a neighboring district to collaborate […]