Awards: April 2015

During the month of April 2015, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 20 new awards and 1 competitive continuation totaling over $5.5 million in support of research activities.*

For more information about awards to the UO, please visit our statistics page or review all monthly award reports.

April New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Randy Gragg Willamette Falls Graduate Design Studio: UO/Metro Architecture Metro Service District/City of Oregon City, OR 1 $4,900
Kevin Moore FCU Training - Lane County/Trillium Community Health Plan Prevention Science Institute Lane County 1 $100,000
Vera Keller Archival Afterlives: Life, Death, and Knowledge-Making in Early Modern British Scientific and Medical Archives Honors College Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/University of Virginia 5 months $2,000
Nathanael Andrade From the Roman Mediterranean to India: The Early Movement of Christianity through the Afro-Eurasian World System History University of Wisconsin 9 months $51,000
Thomas Connolly Tumalo State Park Comprehensive Archaeological Testing Museum of Anthropology Oregon Parks & Recreation Department 7 months $119,447
Craig Young Paved Parking for the Charleston Marine Life Center Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Oregon International Port of Coos Bay 2 months $10,000
Frank Vignola Regional Solar Radiation Data Center Materials Science Institute (Physics) U.S. Department of Energy 1 $91,976
Leslie Leve Utilizing Adoption-Based Research Designs to Examine the Interplay Between Family Relationship Processes and Child Developmental Outcomes Prevention Science Institute University of Sussex 2 $14,406
Scott DeLancey Doctoral Dissertation Research: A Descriptive Grammar of Hakhun Tangsa Linguistics National Science Foundation 2 $17,377
James Brau Silicon-tungsten Electromagnetic Calorimetry and Monolithic Pixel Vertex Sensor Development High Energy Physics, Center for U.S. Department of Energy 1 $90,000
Jon Brundan Simple Groups, Representations, and Related Topics Conference Mathematics National Science Foundation 1 $22,900
William Cresko Dissertation Research: A Coalescent Analysis of the Diversity of Standing Genetic Variation and Adaptive Evolution in the Threespine Stickleback Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Center for National Science Foundation 2 $18,850
Cheryl Hartz Rick Bartow: Creating a Print Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Ford Family Foundation/University of Oregon Fdn. 1 $16,524
Nancy Cheng Design Studio Funding Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for City of Milwaukie 6 months $2,000
Christopher Ruiz Hannah and Eliza Gorman House Garage Archaeological Reconnaissance, Benton County Museum of Natural History Patricia Benner and Tony Howell 1 $4,582
Robert Choquette Tigard Parks Maintenance Funding Analysis Sustainable Cities Initiative City of Tigard 9 months $5,000
Elizabeth Skowron Targeting Neurobiological and Behavioral Mechanisms of Self-regulation in High-risk Families Prevention Science Institute National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse 5 $3,031,280
Nicolas Larco Improving Trip Generation Methods for Livable Communities (SubAward through PSU) Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation/Portland State University 1 $16,759
Christopher Bone NITC Proposal for Course Development & Implementation - GEOG 491/591 Advanced GIS: Smart Transportation Geography U.S. Dept of Transportation/National Inst for Transportation & Communities 1 $40,000
Donna Davis Collaborative Research: Virtual Worlds, Disability, and New Cultures of the Embodied Self Journalism National Science Foundation 3 $101,140

April Competitive Continuations

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
John Postlethwait Mechanisms of Sex Determination in Zebrafish Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health 4 $1,785,955

*Does not include recurring task orders on existing grants, non-competitive continuations and other types of supplemental funding.