US Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (Fiscal Years 2018-2023)
Dept of the Army -- Materiel Command
This BAA is a continuously open five-year announcement valid throughout the period beginning 30 April 2018 and ending 29 April 2023.
The U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences is the Army's lead agency for the conduct of research, development, and analyses for the improvement of Army readiness and performance via research advances and applications of the behavioral and social sciences that address personnel, organization, training, and leader development issues. Programs funded under this BAA include basic research, applied research, and advanced technology development that can improve human performance and Army readiness.
Topic areas of basic research interest:
- Understanding Team Dynamics:
- Improving Leadership and Leader Development
- Identifying, Assessing, and Assigning Quality Personnel
- Enhancing Lifelong Learning
Topic areas of applied research:
a) Holistic Personnel Assessments
b) Assessing and Developing Leader Competencies
c) Unit Performance and Cohesion
d) Statistical Innovations in Talent Management
e) Conference and Symposia Grants