News from the Social Science Research Institute


Congratulations to Dr. Nori Tarui on his recent award!
Department: Economics / UHERO
Title: Conditional Demand Analysis of Residential Energy Use Survey
Sponsor: The Hawaiian Electric Company, LLC
Award Period: July 26, 2029 - October 31, 2020
Amount: $50,000

Congratulations to Dr. Jack Barile on his recent award!
Department: Psychology
Title: Unpacking Mechanisms of Disparities for HIV-related Hypertension in African American and Asian Pacific American
Sponsor: Florida State University
Award Period: 4/8/19 - 2/28/21
Amount: $202,948

Congratulations to Dr. Norman Okamura on his recent award!
Department: SSRI - TASI / PHIDC
Title: Coronavirus Telehealth Resource Centers
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services / HRSA
Period: April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021
Amount: $828,571

Today we are launching the Virtual Research Center on Covid-19. Explore resources including rapid research grants and fellowships, a Covid-19 essay forum, a digital time capsule for future researchers, and more.

SSRC | Covid-19 and the Social Sciences

In response to the coronavirus crisis, the Social Science Research Council is launching a Virtual Research Center for new research, writing, and initi...

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Congratulations to the faculty recipients of the 2020 CSS Research Support Award on Implications of COVID-19 for Hawaii - Dr. Emily Daubert, Dr. Dan Milz, Dr. Lawrence Nitz, and Dr. Wei Zhang!

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Hamnett on his recent award!
Department: SSRI - Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative
Title: He'eia Restoration Project Year 2
Sponsor: State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources
Amount: $65,890.00

Working on an NIH grant? All eRA modules will be unavailable from 8am ET on Fri 4/17/20 to 8pm ET on Mon 4/20/20 as they are migrated to the cloud. Follow @NIHgrants for any updates.

Congratulations to Joy Agner, PhD candidate in the Department of Psychology's Community, Cultural, and Developmental Program, who was recently awarded the @UHManoaOVCS Student Award for Excellence in Research! Joy is a fifth-year student working with Dr. Jack Barile.

Working on an NIH grant? All eRA modules will be unavailable from 8am ET on Fri 4/17/20 to 8pm ET on Mon 4/20/20 as they are migrated to the cloud. Follow @NIHgrants for any updates. https://bit.ly/39MLa85

COVID-19 has spread to more and more countries, and it is now raging in key US cities. In Hawaii, tourism has been deliberately shut down to try to isolate the Islands from additional imported cases.

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Interim Forecast Update: Hawaii’s Economy is Shut Down to Deal with COVID-19 · UHERO

This is UHERO’s second interim forecast update to address dramatic recent developments associated with the novel coronavirus pandemic. Much has ...

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Temporary Office Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Please contact ssri@hawaii.edu for any questions.

We hope everyone is staying safe!

College of Social Sciences Research Support Award has changed to cater to COVID-19 related proposals. The deadline is April 10, 2020.

Please click on link to see more details and to apply: https://hawaii.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1811133

Congratulations to Dr. Karl Kim on his recent award!
Department: Urban and Regional Planning
Title: State of Hawai‘i 2020 Vehicle Occupancy Safety
Sponsor: State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation
Award Period: 10/01/19-09/30/20
Amount: $100,00.00

🤙 #Hawaiinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge faculty is asking everyone to spread ALOHA not germs ➡️ https://bit.ly/2WdjyFO #KapuOlaAloha #SpreadAlohaNotGerms

Interim Forecast Update: COVID-19 Will Impose Significant Economic Impacts in Hawaii - The spread of the novel coronavirus and recent visitor falloff lead us to lower sharply our outlook for the Hawaii economy.

Interim Forecast Update: COVID-19 Will Impose Significant Economic Impacts in Hawaii · UHERO

The spread of the novel coronavirus and recent visitor falloff lead us to lower sharply our outlook for the Hawaii economy. In the baseline forecast, ...

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College of Social Sciences will be launching a new online Travel Award application. The release date of the application is pending discussions on travel in light of COVID-19, and is put on hold until further notice. An email will be sent to everyone when the application is open.

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Hamnett on his recent award!
Department: SSRI - Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative
Title: Kauai Botanical Research Support
Sponsor: State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Amount: $49,254.00

Our COVID-19 scenario is influenced by Hawaii's SARS experience.
Read more in the UHERO State Forecast Update: http://ow.ly/9nyB50yt6Im

🗣️ #UHohana President David Lassner made his report to the Board of Regents at their meeting on February 20, 2020. Highlights include federal funding, @UHCancerCenter turnaround, updates on @uhmanoa reorganization and more!

Please welcome our new SSRI Interim Director, Dr. Jack Barile, and Associate Director, Dr. Cindy Scheopner!

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