• Second Cohort of SSJR Fellows Announced

    Join us in congratulating this semester’s SSJR fellows: The SSJR Fellowship lasts one semester and focuses on specific skill development relating to social science and justice research. SSJR fellows participate in SSJR workshops and receive additional training and feedback. The SSJR Fellowship Program has the following objectives: The fall 2023 iteration of the SSJR Fellowship…

  • Two Pilot Grant Proposals Funded

    Thank you to everyone who took the time to apply for an SSJR pilot grant! We are excited to announce the first round of winners: Exploring Psychological Safety in the Classroom among Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students, PI: Dr. Sarah Gallups The objectives of this pilot study are to explore the experience of Bachelor of…

  • SSJR Pilot Grant Application Now Open

    The application for SSJR Pilot Grants is now open to all UAB faculty and postdocs. Funding up to $20,000 is available to provide initial project support for new investigators, allow exploration of innovative new directions for established investigators, and encourage investigators from other areas to incorporate a social science and justice lens into their current…

  • SSJR Fellows Announced

    Join us in congratulating this semester’s SSJR fellows: The SSJR Fellowship lasts one semester and focuses on specific skill development relating to social science and justice research. SSJR fellows participate in SSJR workshops and receive additional training and feedback. The SSJR Fellowship Program has the following objectives: The spring 2023 iteration of the SSJR Fellowship…

  • Recap: SSJR Research Seminar “Human Rights and Engineering”

    Dr. Shareen Hertel, Professor of Political Science and Human Rights at the University of Connecticut, introduced UConn’s Engineering for Human Rights Initiative. The Engineering for Human Rights Initiative (EHRI) is a collaborative venture between UConn’s School of Engineering (SoE) and Human Rights Institute (HRI) that addresses human rights implications of the most significant challenges in…

  • Recap: SSJR Research Seminar “Interdisciplinary Social Science Research”

    SSJR’s inaugural virtual research panel highlighted several different examples of interdisciplinary research, teaching, and community engagement currently happening among UAB faculty from a range of departments. Panelists discussed their collaborative activities, and efforts incorporating a social science lens into various disciplines and topics. Speakers included: • Laurel Iverson Hitchcock, Ph.D., MPH, LICSW/PIP; Associate Professor, Department…