News

Dorothy Carter aims to help organizations build teamwork and leadership skills

OIBR Fellow, Dorothy Carter, Assistant Professor in Psychology, applies I/O psychology principles to help organizations, researchers and companies solve big challenges. In her Leadership, Innovation, Networks, and Collaboration, or LINC, Laboratory, she and her research team work to help provide...

Two OIBR Affiliates are 2018 UGA Honors and Award Winners

The 2018 First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award goes to Jamie Cooper, an OIBR Affiliate and an associate professor of food and nutrition in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Dr. Cooper uses her research on reducing obesity to give her...

OIBR Speed Networking Event, April 12, 2018, 4-6pm

Our Cocktails & Collaboration event last year was a big success, so we have decided to do it again!  This event is designed for those of you actively seeking research collaborators and/or new research opportunities. We are also encouraging you to...

Affiliate Lilian Sattler, College of Pharmacy, Received KL2 Award from CTSI

We are proud to announce Lilian Sattler,  an OIBR Affiliate and Grantsmanship Development Program alumna, is the recent recipient of a highly competitive KL2 award as part of the Atlanta and Clinical Translational Science Institute Training Program. The proposal entitled, "Effect of...

Rebecca Lieberman-Betz, a GDP Graduate, is Awarded a $1.1 million Grant

Principal Investigator Rebecca Lieberman-Betz, an Associate Professor with the UGA Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education and a graduate of OIBR's Grantsmanship Development Program, was recently awarded a new 5 year, $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of...

OIBR Fellow Justin Lavner named as APS Rising Star

The Association for Psychological Science has named UGA Psychology Assistant Professor Justin Lavner as a 2017 APS Rising Star. This designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced...

OIBR is MOVING!!

The institute will be moving the week of December  11-15. Please bear with us as we get everything moved to our new space in Brooks Hall. Staff responses may be delayed during this time but we hope to be up...

Three OIBR Women Taking the Lead

Congratulations to Jody Clay-Warner, OIBR Fellow and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor and head of the sociology department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Maria E. Len-Rios, OIBR Affiliate and associate professor of public relations in the Grady...

OIBR Recently Received Four New Funded Grants

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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

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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...