OBSSR Connector Monthly – January 2023

Director’s Voice Blog The Future of Work: Evidence-based considerations for hybrid and remote work. For NIH and many other organizations within the research community, flexible workplaces continue to be the new normal as we head into 2023. According to a 2022...

OBSSR Connector Monthly – October 2022

Director’s Voice Blog Advancing Natural Experiment Research at NIH. Rigorous evaluation of natural experiments is increasingly recognized as important for advancing the NIH’s health research mission. Although there has been a more recent increase in interest in...

OBSSR Connector Monthly – September 2022

Director’s Voice Blog NIH Research to Prevent Firearm Injury and Mortality. Firearms deaths constitute an urgent and significant public health crisis. In 2020, 79% of all homicides and 53% of all suicides involved firearms. From 2019 to 2020, the firearm...

OBSSR Connector Monthly – August 2022

Director’s Voice Blog Integration of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at NIH. In this month’s blog, I want to share a brief summary of a recently completed report produced by a Council of Councils working group: Integration of Behavioral and Social...

NIH OBSSR Connector Monthly Newsletter: June 2022

Director’s Voice Blog A Reflection on Public Service, Gratitude, and the Behavioral and Social Sciences This month’s blog will be a little more personal than I have been so far. I want to reflect on public service and gratitude. I am writing this at the...