As one of Virginia Tech's research investment institutes, ISCE serves the entire university, with its primary constituents being faculty whose research and scholarship focuses on socially significant research and creative efforts. ISCE's four thematic areas of research and scholarship include:
- Global Issues Initiative: global trade and economic integration; global security; public policy; counter-terrorism; public health; science policy
- Human Development and Health: life span issues; aging issues; children, adolescents, adulthood, family, community; child and adult health behavior; social influences on health; public health; health policy
- Risk and Resilience: individual risk; social complexity, ethics; risk analysis; disaster management; social media and communication; technology, security; public policy
- Community and Built Environments: urban formations; rural settings; home environments; policy implementation and evaluation
+Policy Supplement Call for Applications
The Policy Strategic Growth Area solicits applications from research teams with ongoing projects that would benefit from a funding supplement focusing on policy. Click here for more information. Deadline: Oct. 17, 2018.
GCC-ISCE RFP: Emerging Social Aspects of Global Change
The Global Change Center, in partnership with ISCE, is accepting proposals to support interdisciplinary research on emerging social aspects of global change. Click here for the RFP.
LOI due Sept 21, 2018.