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OIBR Fellows, Jay A. Mancini (HDFS) and K.A.S. Wickrama (HDFS) have received the Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award for 2018

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OIBR Fellow Receives NIH New Innovator Award

OIBR Fellow, Katie Ehrlich, assistant professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of Psychology, recently received $2.3 million for the Director's New Innovator Award from the National Institute of Health Common Fund's High-Risk, High Reward Research program....

Self-Regulation Research by OIBR Fellow, Assaf Oshri

Self-regulation may hold the key to helping young adults overcome their risk for developing alcohol and drug problems, according to recent research led by OIBR Fellow Assaf Oshri, an associate professor in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences. The...

Trump Signs Bill Funding NIH, HHS, ED, & BLS

Analysis of the Final FY 2019 Labor, Health Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill On September 28, President Trump signed into law a fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding package containing two of twelve appropriations bills, the Defense Appropriations bill...

New Fellows for Fall 2018

Please join us in congratulating the following new Fellows of OIBR! Geoffrey Brown (HDFS) Former Grantsmanship Development Program Participant, Dr. Geoff Brown (HDFS) received an R01 from NIH to study how rural environments, social networks and paternal factors contribute to infant development...

OIBR Congratulates Psychology Faculty for Recent Grant Successes

We congratulate four Psychology faculty members who have recently received national grant awards: Dr. Katie Ehrlich (Affiliate) received TWO awards! The first NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation will focus on proinflammatory phenotypes and depression risk...

OIBR now accepting Seed Grant Proposals (Deadline is 9/28/18)

The Owens Institute for Behavioral Research (OIBR) is seeking applications for faculty seed grant projects in the areas of social and behavioral science. All faculty in the social and behavioral sciences are encouraged to apply, but OIBR will give preference to...

Congratulations to Grace Ahn and Denise Lewis – New OIBR Fellows!

Dr. Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn is an Associate Professor in Advertising at Grady College. She teaches undergraduate-level research methods, graduate-level user experience research, communication theory, and advertising and society. Her research examines how social media, video/internet games, and immersive virtual...

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...