The Owens Institute for Behavioral Research (OIBR) works to provide services, information, and support that can enhance the quality, comprehensiveness, and relevance of social and behavioral research at the University of Georgia.

Development Program

Program Overview

  • Research Awards logo
    OIBR congratulates our 2016 UGARF award winners

    The Research Awards Program, sponsored by the University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc., recognizes excellence in UGA research and scholarly creativity. Owens Institute for Behavioral Research congratulates our 2016 award Winners: Steve Kogan, Jennifer McDowell,  and Michell vanDellen.

  • Jayani Jayawardhana
    4 Questions with the PI

    OIBR Affiliate Jayani Jayawardhana (Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy) just received her first NIH R01 for the project titled, “Opioid Prescribing in Medicaid: Healthcare Utilization and Deaths from Overdose”. Matt Perri (Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy) is a Co-PI on the project.

  • Brain Scan
    OIBR Fellow Brett Clementz and his colleagues are pushing science forward

    A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia has identified a number of biological markers that make it possible to classify mental disorders with greater precision.