CSBS Program to Bring Researchers Together for Collaborative Projects

As part of CSBS’s mission to lower the barriers for collaboration across disciplines and facilitate interdisciplinary research to address societal problems, CSBS is introducing a new program. The Interdisciplinary Research Networks (IRN) program will provide support for investigators from multiple disciplines to come together to share information and ideas; coordinate new research activities; foster synthesis […]

Policy Fellows and Scholars Participate in First Annual Summit

University of Illinois graduate students and recent graduates involved in the Center for Social and Behavioral Science Policy and Research Legislative Fellows (PRLF) Program and the University of Illinois Extension Illini Science Policy Program (ISPP) recently attended the programs’ first joint Policy Summit.  The Policy Summit engaged key stakeholders from the university, legislature, and community […]

Meet the AY2022-2023 Policy & Research Legislative Fellows

The Center for Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS), with support from the Office of the Chancellor-Public Engagement, is proud to introduce the participants of the AY2022-2023 Policy and Research Legislative Fellows Program! The six students in this cohort represent five units in four different colleges, encompassing a diverse array of fields of study, from civil […]

CSBS + CCIL Cancer Research Symposium

Co-sponsored by the Center for Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS) and the Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL), the Cancer Research Symposium united researchers across the Illinois campus interested in research addressing aspects of the cancer care continuum. The event kicked off with breakfast and welcoming remarks from CSBS Director Eva M. Pomerantz and CCIL Associate […]

CSBS Small Grant Success Story: Karen Tabb Dina & Tuyet Mai Hoang

In this interview, Professors Tabb Dina and Hoang share their experience as CSBS Small Grant recipients for their research project, The Impact of Racial Bias and Discrimination on Racial-ethnic Minority Women’s Experiences and Healthcare Interactions during Perinatal Period. Karen Tabb Dina, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work. Professor Tabb Dina’s […]

CSBS Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight 

Yukun Yu is a Career Exploration Fellow at CSBS. The Graduate College’s Career Exploration Fellowship Program offers doctoral students the chance to gain mentored work experiences in administrative units within the university. We asked Yukun to share more about her role and experiences at CSBS.  Tell us a little bit about yourself. What motivated you […]

Gun Violence: Prevention and Healing

How does gun violence change us? In the latest episode of the Social Behavioral Coffee Hour, CSBS Research Scientist Peter Ondish, Ph.D., talks with Ruby Mendenhall, professor of African American studies at the University of Illinois. Ruby and Pete discuss how gun violence in our environment changes us in unexpected ways—both psychologically and biologically. They […]