Awards: April 2017

During the month of April 2017, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received more than 25 new awards totaling more than $8.9 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
Kendall Tyler Digging into Data: Speech Across Dialects of English (SPADE): Developing an Integrated Speech Corpus Analysis system for analyzing variation in spoken Trans-Atlantic English Linguistics North Carolina State/NSF 3 24,931
Parthasarathy Raghuveer Revealing Transmission Mechanisms of the Gut Microbiota using Genetic Switches and Memory Elements MSI-Physics Kavli Foundation 1.5 340,000
Ursell Tristan Collective Behavior and Dynamics of Ant Colonies MSI-Physics M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust 2 15,000
Barkan Alice Exploring mechanisms by which light regulates the expression of chloroplast genes - Partners in Science Program, Sonja Ljungdahl, Springfield H.S. MolBio M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust 2 15,000
Johnson Eric Murdock Foundation equipment grant to purchase next generation sequencing equipment MolBio M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust 3 320,000
Hartz Jill Oregon's Mark Clarke and Margaret Coe Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Ford Family Foundation 1.25 20,000
Allen Nick Berkeley: Discover Psychology UC Berkely/Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 1 32,679
Postlethwait John "2017 NIG-JOINT (I)" National Institute of Genetics Research Organization of Information and Systems Travel Award to Japan for two people ION NIH 1 2,373
Phillips Patrick Caenorhabditis Intervention Testing Program (CITP) at the University of Oregon IEE NIH 5 2,752,662
Lall Saurabh The Role of Associations and Intermediaries in Shaping and Legitimizing New Organizational Fields: Examining the Growth of Social Enterprise in India Community Service Center Advancing Associaton and Nonprofit Leadership 1 7,389
Fickas Steve Project OnRamp: Growing the Data Science Workforce in the State Computer and Information Science1 State of Oregon 1 33,991
Nelson Nancy RFP-010-2016 [P] Management, Consultation and Support Services to VIDE for K-3 Reading and Literacy Initiatives CTL RMC Research Corporation 1 534,370
Guillemin Karen BefA abundance in antibiotic-depleted microbiomes: a test of the disappearing microbiota hypothesis MolBio Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) 2 43,582
Parker Robert 2017-18 Co-operative Research Agreement between the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan (METI) and Community Service Center (CSC), University of Oregon, U.S.A. Community Service Center Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) 1 17,000
Moseley Cassandra Tongass Transition Social and Economic Monitoring ISE State of Alaska 2.25 100,000
Quigley Mark Not Such A Long Way To Tipperary: Retracing Opposition to the First World War in the Irish Popular Press, 1914-1919 English Dept The Huntington Library   6,000
Bruce Joshua Lane County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Phase II: Extremely Hazardous Substances Emergency Planning Community Service Center City of Eugene 6 mon 10,000
Zalewski Maureen Preschooler emotion regulation in the context of maternal borderline personality disorder Psychology NIH 5 3,609,218
Mace Trish Exploring Oregon's Fisheries: An interactive exhibit for the Charleston Marine Life Center OIMB National Marine Sanctuary Foundation 9 mon 58,904
Richmond Geraldine REU Site: Combining Career Preparation with Environmental Research in Chemistry, Physics and Materials Science at the University of Oregon MSI-Chem NSF 3 291,440
Toomey Douglas Acquisition of Twenty One (21) Transportable Array Stations in Oregon Earth Sciences State of Oregon 1.5 198,697
DeVigal Andrew MacArthur Foundation - 2017 Elevate Engagement Conference Journalism MacArthur Foundation 1 week 15,000
Ariola Zena Oregon Programming Languages Summer School 2017: A Spectrum of Types CIS NSF 9 mon 20,000
Vignola Frank Testing instruments for NREL: years 2-3 MSI-Physics Dept of Energy 1.5 50,000
Fisher Philip Harvard Frontiers of Innovation FY17-19 LEGO Funding (2016-19) PSI Harvard 3 450,000

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