Institute of Behavioral Science

The Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS) is a research institute within the Graduate School. The Institute of Behavior Science is organized into six research areas Environment and Society, Health and Society, International Development, Population, Positive Youth Development, and Rocky Mountain Research Data Center. Each is directed by a senior research scientist and three programs have centers which specialize in research topics consistent with the broader goals of the Program. Computing and Research Services provides computing and information technology services for IBS research activities.

1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO 80309

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Upcoming Events

IBS Speaker Series: Examining Contraceptive Access and Use among Youth with Child Welfare Involvement

Presenter: Katie Massey Combs Abstract: Roughly half of females with child welfare involvement (i.e., child protective services) report a pregnancy by age...

8/29 12pm
Yellow rescue raft in high flood water

Presenter: Victor Marchezini Abstract: Social and climate crises call for the development of multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary methods that can subsidy...

9/12 12pm
Six individuals walking to a boat in water where a man stands

Presenter: Amanda Carrico Abstract: Migration has long been used as a strategy for households to access economic opportunity and manage environmental risk....

9/19 12pm
Art piece of pelican on shed

Presenter: Jennifer Lawrence Abstract: Alongside hastening climate emergency and global crises of governance, it is essential to develop a dynamic political...

10/24 12pm
Truck flipped under destroyed trailer home

Presenter: Karen Bailey Abstract: As climate change worsens and exposes vulnerable populations to natural hazards, there is a growing call to understand the...

11/28 12pm

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Marcos S Williams

Marcos S Williams left a positive review 1/26/2020

We were so impressed with the generosity of luncheon served. Above all, the presentation was enlightening, comprehensive, and connecting! Dr. Pyrooz was so knowledgeable, clear, and open to the 40 or so of us. We plan to follow this series! Marcos and Elaine Williams

Li Lin

Li Lin left a positive review 11/10/2019

It is wonderful for me, it give me anew review point to see genetics and social science