Category Archives: Back of the House

Jerry O'Brien.

SoHE News: Nov 13–19

O’Brien talks retail trends and shopping local with Channel 3000, Raison on the mental health impacts of COVID-19, Collins on voter turnout, new paper from Poehlmann-Tynan, and more.

Charles Raison

SoHE News: Nov 6–Nov 12

Raison joins scientific advisory board of John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, Whelan discusses staying happy under stricter safer-at-home orders, Collins talks military debt with Wallethub, Robb on the debt and homeownership connection, and more.

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Research Funding Opportunities & Updates

Funding Opportunities
Due 12/1: UW Division of the Arts, Creative Arts Awards
Due 12/1: CCFW/CDL/P25 Research Incentive Funding
Due 12/11: CommNS Research Incentive Funding
Due 12/15: CFS Research Incentive Funding (limited competition)
Due 1/31: Center for Retirement Research at Boston College – Dissertation Fellowships
Training Event
11/17: ED/SBS IRB – Consent Considerations

Sigan Hartley

SoHE News: Oct 30–Nov 5

Hartley wins major NIH grant with Waisman Center, Wong featured on Marketplace, new Angus show at MOWA given rave review, Dilworth-Bart on scholar-activism and wellness, Community Altar Project featured in Cap Times, and more.

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Research Funding Opportunities & Updates

Funding Opportunities
Due 12/1: CCFW/CDL/P25 Research Incentive Funding
Due 12/11: CommNS Research Incentive Funding
Due 11/20: ICTR Pilot Projects
Deadline approaching: Due 11/13: VCRGE Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative
Due 1/31/21: Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Fenaba Addo

SoHE News: Oct 23–29

Addo featured on NPR’s Marketplace, Gaddis wins IACP book award, Personal Finance majors take 3rd place in financial planning competition, and more.

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Research Funding Opportunities & Updates

Funding Opportunities
Due 12/1: CCFW/CDL/P25 Research Incentive Funding
Due 11/9: Baldwin WI Idea Seed proposals and Project Grant pre-proposals
Due 11/20: ICTR Pilot Projects
Due 12/1: Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy (dissertator award)
Due 12/4: Terra Foundation for American Art – LOI for academic workshop/symposium
Due 12/15: Morgridge Center for Public Service – Community-Based Research grants

SoHE News: Oct 16–22

SoHE and CommNS win 3 WPP grants, Addo featured in Newsweek on pandemic economic relief, Duncan publishes on postpartum wellbeing, Community Altar Project goes virtual for 2020, and more.

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Research Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities
Due 11/9: Baldwin WI Idea Seed proposals and Project Grant pre-proposals
Due 11/11: Russell Sage Foundation Research Grants – LOI
Due 11/13: VCRGE Understanding and Reducing Inequality Initiative – Abstract
Due 11/18: Internal Competition deadline for USDA-NIFA Women and Minorities in STEM (WAMS)

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SoHE and CommNS to Partner on 3 New Wisconsin Partnership Program Grants

The School of Human Ecology and the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies will partner on three of six new grants announced Friday by the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The grants, each of $1 million over five years, support community-academic partnerships designed to improve health outcomes by addressing the social determinants that influence health and well-being over the course of a lifetime.

Heather Kirkorian

SoHE News: Oct 9–15

Kirkorian to feature in Wisconsin Science Festival with comedian Shane Mauss, Poehlmann-Tynan and Kerr win inaugural Olson Grant from the National Council on Family Relations, Whelan describes “acedia” on Channel 3000, Mary Hark presents on papermaking with Badger Talks next week, and more.

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Research funding opportunities & more

Funding
Due 11/5: Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant Program
Due 11/15: Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award (for graduate students)
Due 11/15: American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship Award (for graduate students/post-docs)
Due 11/27: NIH Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01, Clinical Trial Optional)
Events
10/16 at 2PM: Webinar on NSF Broader Impacts

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SoHE News: Oct 2–8

Collins in Reuters on pandemic spending, Kerr on WPR on parent well-being, Raison in a new film on narrative-based healing, CommNS annual event next week, and more.

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Research funding opportunities and training events

Funding
Due 11/9: Baldwin WI Idea Project Grants (pre-proposals) and SEED Grants
Due ASAP (rolling): Madison Education Project
Due 11/24: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies 4 Action (P4A)
Due 11/30: UW System/WiSys Ignite Grant Program
Training Events
11/17: ED/SBS IRB workshop on Consent Considerations
ICYMI: View the PPT slides for the recent session for SoHE researchers

Members of the Ho-Chunk Nation are pictured during a heritage marker dedication ceremony for the "Our Shared Future" plaque on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on June 18, 2019. The “Our Shared Future” plaque makes clear that the university occupies ancestral Ho-Chunk land and will serve to educate the campus community members and campus visitors. (Photo by Bryce Richter /UW-Madison)

SoHE to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Next Monday, October 12, Wisconsin will celebrate its second official Indigenous Peoples Day. At the School of Human Ecology, special events, plus ongoing efforts, honor the Indigenous people who have called Wisconsin home since time immemorial.

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SoHE News: Sep 25–Oct 1

Kerr recommends “relational savoring” for parents on NBC 26, Raison joins WPR to talk psilocybin treatments for MDD, Wong publishes new paper on savings automation, and more.

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Research funding opportunities, training events, and related news

Funding
Last call – Due 9/25: VCRGE Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative
Due 10/15: Sociological Initiatives Foundation Participatory Action Research grants
Training Events
9/25: Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
10/21: How to Avoid Delays in the IRB Approval Process
News
Congratulations Yiwei Zhang and Leah Horowitz, recipients of Course Release Incentive awards for Spring 2021
SoHE KnowledgeBase is live and includes over a dozen topics to support SoHE researchers

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Kirkorian Offers Screen Time Guidance for Caregivers

With millions of children learning from home or passing time during their parents’ workdays in the pandemic, Dr. Heather Kirkorian, SoHE’s Laura M. Secord Chair in Early Childhood Development and an expert in young children’s screen-based learning, advises parents to develop a “three Cs” system—and to forgive themselves when they can’t always stick to it.

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SoHE News: Sep 11–17

Addo featured in MarketWatch, Raison on psychedelics’ “narrative intervention” therapeutic promise, Hartley on autism and bullying, CommNS’ Washington Mandela fellows event today, and more.

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Research funding opportunities, training events, and related news

Funding: Deadline 9/25: Vilas Life Cycle Professorship, Deadline 9/28: Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative, Deadline 9/30: COVID-19 Dissertation Completion Funding
Events: 9/24: Introduction to the IRB, 9/25: Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
News: IRB Efficiency Project (IEP) seeks feedback from the research community, UW-Madison is canceling GrantForward subscription, Link to the latest Research @ UW Newsletter