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SBSRC Research Fair Luncheon: A Transdisciplinary Success Tuesday, May 3, 2016
More than 50 researchers gather to discuss opportunities and obstacles to transdisciplinary research

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2015-2016 Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Bureau of Sociological Research (BOSR) is making plans for the 2015-2016 Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey (referred to as NASIS).  We would like to invite you to consider adding questions for your own research objectives to this survey.  As many of our previous clients already know, this omnibus survey can be a valuable source of information regarding the opinions and behaviors of adult household residents in Nebraska.

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Nikki Roseberry-Keiser and Jenn Rutt
Nikki Roseberry-Keiser and Jenn Rutt
Data Provide Evidence of Lower Underage Drinking Rates Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Jenn Rutt, evaluation project manager at SBSRC, and Nikki Roseberry-Keiser, DHHS, Division of Behavioral Health, presented their evaluation results of the Partnerships for Success (PFS) Grant and associated surveys, showing that the data collected over the course of a year was evaluated for indicators of success.

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SBSRC Releases a Call for Voucher Seed Grant Proposals Thursday, March 24, 2016
Last month, SBSRC released a call for proposals for Voucher Seed Grants.

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SBSRC Invests in Activity Monitoring and Sleep Tracking Technology Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Actigraph Equipment will Support and Expand Ongoing Health Disparities Research

In line with its mission to enhance and grow UNL’s social and behavioral research capacities, the Social & Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium (SBSRC) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has awarded researchers Bridget Goosby, Timothy Nelson, and Jacob Cheadle, a $4000 Minority Health grant to purchase Actigraph equipment.

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SBSRC First Voucher Awarded Monday, October 19, 2015

Qualitative research project will inform CHW best practices 

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Executive Order Using Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American People Tuesday, September 15, 2015
A growing body of evidence demonstrates that behavioral science insights -- research findings from fields such as behavioral economics and psychology about how people make decisions and act on them -- can be used to design government policies to better serve the American people. Where Federal policies have been designed to reflect behavioral science insights, they have substantially improved outcomes for the individuals, families, communities, and businesses those policies serve.

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UNL’s Social Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium (SBSRC) Announces First Seed Grant Winners Thursday, June 18, 2015

Projects led by Cheadle, Nelson, and Soliz Aim to Understand and Reduce Minority Health Disparities 

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Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium Monday, June 1, 2015
Connecting social and behavioral science faculty campuswide to strengthen the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's research is the aim of the new Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium.

The new consortium will coordinate efforts to enhance research capacity. Dan Hoyt, professor of sociology, is the consortium’s first director. The consortium is housed in the Whittier Research Center.  

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New Resource for Social and Behavioral Scientists will Support External Funding Efforts Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Nebraska Research Initiative (NRI) Supports the Establishment of the New Methodology and Evaluation Research Core (MERC) Facility

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