Research Support

The Center for Social & Behavioral Science (CSBS) offers a variety of programs and services to support social and behavioral science research at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. A key focus is on bringing researchers from diverse disciplines together.

Small Grant Program

The CSBS Small Grant Program brings together researchers to develop ambitious and innovative research projects that will advance social and behavioral science and show promise for external funding.

Interdisciplinary Research Networks (IRN) Program

CSBS promotes cross-discipline collaboration to facilitate interdisciplinary research that can address societal problems using innovative social and behavioral science.

Research Development Support

CSBS provides institutional infrastructure to help social and behavioral scientists conduct high impact research and apply for external grants.

Qualitative Research Initiative

The QRI creates an environment for social and behavioral science researchers engaged in qualitative and mixed methods research.

Jump ARCHES Grants

The Jump Applied Research for Community Health through Engineering and Simulation (Jump ARCHES) program is a strategic partnership with the University of Illinois Grainger Health Care Engineering Systems Center (HCESC) that partners teams of clinicians and engineers working together to improve patient outcomes and reduce health care costs.