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SOCIAL WELFARE RESEARCH

Providing support to researchers so they may successfully carry out transformative social work scholarship




Upcoming Research Events

Social Welfare Research Centers

Center for Community Engagement and Collaboration

CCEC

Center for Community Engagement and Collaboration
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CRADO

Center for Research on Aging & Disability Options
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LGBTQ+

Center for LGBTQ+ Research & Advocacy

Research Metrics from 2019-2020

31%
increase in funding over last year
117
presentations to local, national and international audiences
79
books, journal articles and chapters published or in-press
46
students working on research projects

Resources, Initiatives & Research Support

We provide support to researchers so they may successfully carry out transformative social work scholarship. This includes proposal development aid, connection with university or external resources, interacting & advocating with other entities at KU or sponsors on the researcher's behalf, promoting research & opportunities for research discussions & dissemination, providing assistance to our research centers, funding research activities & promoting current initiatives.

Resources

research products
social work students

Students in Research

Participation in research provides students with the opportunity to critically apply classroom knowledge to real-world community-based examination of social conditions and solutions. Students learn how to conduct, disseminate & translate research.

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Community

23
Principle Investigators
1,225
Citations of Work Published by Our Researchers
2,600+
Community Members Reached Through Our Communications