Black and Latino Attitudes and Experiences During COVID-19

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 […]

Framing COVID-19 Appeals

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 […]

2019 Faculty Survey Report

By Cristina Alvarez-Mingote, Ph.D. (Associate Director, CSBS), Peter Ondish, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Research Associate), Alexandra Roehll Click to view and download PDF version. Background As part of the Next 150 University of Illinois Strategic Plan, the University invested in the social and behavioral science community and elevated the Social and Behavioral Science Research Initiative (SBSRI) to […]

Ask the Experts: Mental and Behavioral Health During COVID-19

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 Security

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 Results

By Peter Ondish, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Research Associate), Kaylee M. Lukacena, M.A. (Research Development Manager), Cristina Alvarez-Mingote, Ph.D. (Associate Director, CSBS) Summary 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 […]

Dr. Adam Seth Levine

2020 Behavioral Science Hackathon

In April 2020, CSBS hosted the community-centered workshop, “Behavioral Science Hackathon,” in partnership with the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute. Dr. Adam Seth Levine, Assistant Professor of Government at Cornell University and president of Research4Impact, kicked off the event with a talk about the ingredients needed for a successful academic-community collaboration (click here for a video). […]

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