Awards: April 2016

During the month of April 2016, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 28 new awards totaling more than $13.5 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

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Haley Michael New Molecular Systems Based on Indenofluorenes and Expanded Quinoidal Analogues: Experimental, Theoretical, and Materials Studies Materials Science Institute (Chem) National Science Foundation 4 600,000
Hartz Cheryl Acquisition of "Medusa Smack" by Oregon Artist Vanessa Renwick Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Oregon Arts Commission 6 mon 6,500
Thompson Sylvia UT Austin/Austin Independent School District Model Demonstration Project: Response to Intervention for English Language Learners with or At-risk of Having a Disability (CFDA 84.236M) Rsch Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education 1 353,385
Connolly Thomas Central Electric Cooperative's Suttle Lake Road Electric Line Relocation Museum of Anthropology Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. 1 73,795
Murray Christopher Project SOARS: Student Ownership, Accountability, and Responsibility for School Safety Early Intervention U.S. Department of Justice/IRIS Media Inc 4 148,785
McClure Heather Proyecto Bienestar Familiar - Family Wellness Project (FWP) Center for Equity Promotion Mano a Mano Family Center/Salem Health 1 11,850
Underriner Janne Documenting Warm Springs (tqn) Ichishkiin NW Indian Language Institute Operations National Science Foundation 3 249,775
Yang Yizhao CREEC Senior Professionals Training Program (Task Order 1) SCI China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co. Ltd 1 52,000
Sutherland Kelly Predatory impacts of large medusae on ichthyoplankton in the Northern California Current IEE NOAA/OSU 2 205,163
Weeks Janis Platform for Rapid Detection of Environmental Toxins Neuroscience, Institute of Oregon Best 1 249,592
Brau James Silicon-tungsten Electromagnetic Calorimetry and Monolithic Pixel Vertex Sensor Development High Energy Physics DOE 2 190,000
Bayless Martha Survival, Civilization, and Salvation: The Origins of Bread Culture in Early England English, Department of American Council of Learned Societies 1 67,000
Raymer Michael Quantum Simulators of Complex Molecular Networks Oregon Center for Optics John Templeton Foundation 3 3,518,117
Hartz Cheryl Acquisition of "The Four Seasons (Winter, Spring, Indian Summer, Fall)" by Oregon Artist Wendy Red Star Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Oregon Arts Commission 6 mon 18,000
Bussel Michael The Quiet Revolution in Home Care: Film Clips Labor Education and Research Center Service Employees International Union 5 mon 10,000
Fuhriman Curtis Mobile Reality Check CORE External funding University of Utah 1 45,000
Machalicek Wendy Project iHELP Educational and Community Supports Jerome LeJeune Foundation USA 2 38,209
Fien Francis A Multi-Site Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Efficacy of the Numbershire level 1 Gaming Intervention for Improving Math Outcomes for Students With or At Risk for Math Learning Disabilities Rsch Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education 4 3,499,992
Clarke Benjamin A Randomized Control Trial of a Tier 2 First Grade Mathematics Intervention (FUSION-Goal 3) Rsch Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education 4 3,498,258
Lawrence Regina Mapping the Intersection of Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement Journalism Kettering Foundation 9 mon 20,000
Powell Laurie Final Report for Governor's Task Force on Traumatic Brain Injury CBIRT Oregon Health Authority 3 mon 15,692
Proudfoot Nicholas Geometry and representation theory of symplectic resolutions Mathematics National Science Foundation 3 200,000
Rosenberg Daniel Time Online Honors College NEH 1.5 75,000
Hibbard Judith Creating a patient centered tool to help candidates for solid organ transplant choose transplant centers Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation (MMRF) 3 51,830
Humphreys Eugene Modern and Ancient deformation on the Western Grande Ronde Fault Zone: Examining Miocene to Holocene tectonics in eastern Oregon. Geological Sciences USGS 1 17,500
Thomas Amanda Using low frequency earthquake families on the San Andreas as deep creep meters Geological Sciences University of Southern California /NSF 1 22,000
Sardell Shannon 2016 Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School, Mount Rainier National Park Historic Preservation Program National Park Service 1.3 35,000
Powell Anne American Gastroenterological Association Research Scholar Award Molecular Biology, Institute of American Gastroenterological Association 3 270,000

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