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OIBR is now accepting Seed Grant Proposals – Deadline September 29, 2017

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OIBR Recently Received Four New Funded Grants

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Things are really hopping at the Institute!! We are pleased to congratulate the following OIBR Affiliates and Fellow on their funded grants this summer: Affiliate Denise Lewis (Human Development & Family Science) received $3+...

New Director of UGA Obesity Initiative Named

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Please join us in congratulating OIBR Fellow, Leann Birch (Foods & Nutrition) for being appointed the new Director of the Obesity Initiative on campus. Dr. Birch has done pioneering work on obesity and...

OIBR Welcomes Five New Grantsmanship Development Program Particpants

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Two New Fellows Join OIBR This Summer

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Please join us in congratulating Dr. Dorothy Carter and Dr. Gregory (Greg) Strauss as new Fellows with the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]   Dr. Dorothy Carter is with UGA’s Psychology Dept. She is a...

Nathan T. Carter announced as newest OIBR Fellow

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Please join us in congratulating Dr. Nathan Carter (Psychology) as our newest OIBR Fellow. Nate is one of our former Grantsmanship Development Program Participants, and was recently awarded major research funding from NSF...

OIBR Grantsmanship Development Participant Dorothy Carter Receives $1 Million NASA Grant

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Jody Clay-Warner Receives the 2017 William A. Owens Creative Research Award

Congratulations to Jody Clay-Warner, OIBR Fellow, for receiving the 2017 William A. Owens Creative Research Award Jody Clay-Warner, Meigs Professor of Sociology, investigates injustice from both basic and applied vantage points, addressing critical problems in our society: injustice, violence, victimization, and...

Sun Joo “Grace” Ahn receives 2017 Early Career Scholar Award

Congratulations to Grace Ahn, OIBR Affiliate, for receiving the Charles B. Knapp Early Career Scholar Award 2017 Grace Ahn, assistant professor in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, studies how user experiences in virtual worlds shape and transform individual...

8 OIBR Fellows and Affiliates receive faculty Promotions

Congratulations to all of our Fellows and Affiliates on their Faculty Promotions: FELLOWS Jayani Jayawardhana to Associate Professor College of Pharmacy, Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Nathan Nibbelink to Professor Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, Forestry & Natural Resources AFFILIATES Rebecca Lieberman-Betz to...

Focus On UGA Faculty, Jennifer Elkins, OIBR Affiliate

Jennifer Elkins, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, is part of a team of researchers who are leading a program that helps parents form and sustain healthy relationships while making progress toward lasting economic stability. http://www.uga.edu/faculty/profile/elkins-jennifer/...

OIBR Speed Networking Event, April 18, 2017, 4-6pm

In response to consistently positive feedback about our “speed research dating” at our annual retreat, we have decided to organize a more targeted OIBR Speed Networking Event on Tuesday, April 18 (4-6pm). This event is designed for those of you...

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”....