Research & Engagement

CSBS was created to help address the grand challenges facing society. We believe these can be answered using the deep social and behavioral science expertise at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


CSBS will focus on three primary research areas:

Our team helps with major grant applications in these areas. Learn more about grant-support services.

Learn more about our Qualitative Research Initiative.


Our Science & Society Initiative provides support for social and behavioral scientists to communicate and connect with a wider audience, generate scientific and learning opportunities for communities outside the traditional academic realm, and ultimately, secure research funding.