Stay Connected - Sign up for our newsletter and email updates
Slide thumbnailDirector's Blog: New Funding Opportunities for Basic Experimental Studies Involving Humans banner image
Slide thumbnailGraphic for December 2018 research spotlight article on A Framework For Predicting and Quantifying Stereotypes
Photo of family of four sitting together associated with December 2018 research spotlight article on Happy Childhood Memories Related to Better Health in Later Years
Slide thumbnailGraphic for December 2018 research spotlight article on Telephone Support Helps Maintain Reduced Sugary Beverage Intake
Slide thumbnailBanner image for the NIH launches new opportunity for developing short courses in innovative methodologies and approaches in the behavioral and social sciences news post.
Research Support
The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) supports behavioral and social sciences research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by coordinating and/or participating on funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) and by providing co-funding to NIH Institutes and Centers that support this research.
Training
The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) recognizes the importance of training behavioral and social scientists. OBSSR supports this goal through scientific stewardship, particularly in developing the scientific talent and skills needed to advance health-related behavioral and social sciences.
Events
The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) organizes and supports various events that enhance OBSSR’s strategic plan and the NIH mission. Events listed include those organized or supported by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research.
 

Strategic Plan 2017-2021

OUR MISSION

  • Enhance the impact of health-related behavioral and social sciences research

  • Coordinate behavioral and social sciences research conducted or supported by the NIH and integrate these sciences within the larger NIH research enterprise

  • Communicate health-related behavioral and social sciences research findings to various stakeholders within and outside the federal government

    Download 2017 - 2021 Strategic Plan  Download PDF (997 KB)

Close