Awards: April 2018

During the month of April 2018, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 25 new awards totaling more than $2.8 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 of Award (years) Total Budget
Bruce Josh CREW Strategy Workshop DSGN Community Service Center Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup 1 4,000
Prehoda Kenneth Molecular mechanisms that regulate polarity and spindle Orientation in animals Institute of Molecular Biology National Institutes of Health 5 1,818,640
Todahl Jeffrey Roots of Empathy (development fee) Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect Ford Family Foundation 1 25,000
Zakharov David Chemical and isotopic composition of seawater in the pre-Great Oxidation Event ocean as recorded by remarkably well-preserved 2.44 Ga hydrothermally altered basalts Department of Earth Sciences Evolving Earth Foundation 1 2,780
Brau James CALOR 2018 Conference Center for High Energy Physics U.S. Department of Energy 1 7,800
Heller Ruth Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Capacity Building Grant Academic Extension Bernard Osher Foundation 1 25,000
Walker Ashley Large artery stiffness and cerebral artery dysfunction: Role of oxidative stress Human Physiology Medical Research Foundation 1 40,000
Toomey Douglas Acquisition of Twenty One (12) Seismic Array Stations in Oregon Department of Earth Sciences Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries 3 174,704
Fisher Philip Frontiers of Innovation FY18 ABMT Postdoctoral Scholar [0.75 FTE JAN-JUN 18] Prevention Science Institute Hemera Foundation 1 34,084
Thomas Amanda Preliminary diagnosis of tectonic tremor in Colombia using broad-band seismological data Department of Earth Sciences Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology 1 6,935
Moore Kevin FCU Training - Marion County Salem Prevention Science Institute Marion County, OR 2 7,740
Sutherland Kelly A distributional and ecological assessment of the pelagic tunicate Pyrosoma atlanticum in the northern California Current during the 2017 bloom Institute of Ecology and Evolution National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 18,680
Banks Megan Scalable Way to Improve Urban Environmental EffortsPassive Solar Heating for La Pine, OR Sustainable Cities Initiative JPB Foundation 1 3,000
Henney Michele Oregon Capital Scan for 2018 Lundquist College of Business - Accounting Oregon Community Foundation 1 62,500
Hartz Jill Visual Magic: Oregon Connection exhibition/catalog Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Ford Family Foundation 1 20,000
van den Wymelenberg Kevin Lutron Daylight, Views and Shades Annotated Bibliography: Health, Comfort, Productivity and Organizational Commitment DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab Lutron Electronics Co. 1 12,500
Weiner Merle Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Support Services & Training (SST) Grant School of Law U.S. Department of Justice 1 60,300
Rawlins James IME - Becas Scholarships 17-18 IA Special Programs Government of Mexico 1.00 5,000
Goode Joanna The Role of AP CS Principles in Diversifying Computing Center at Oregon for Research in Education Pivotal Ventures 2.00 167,777
Richmond Geraldine PEER Women in Science Mentorship Program COACH U.S. Agency for International Development 1.00 99,999
O'Neill Brian Cultural Resource Inventory of the South Willamette Street Enhancement Project, City of Eugene Museum of Anthropology Oregon Department of Transportation 1.00 29,556
Banks Megan Scalable Way to Improve Urban Environmental Efforts:Portland Barbur Blvd Stormwater and Habitat Corridor Design Sustainable Cities Initiative JPB Foundation 2.00 4,500
Brau James Linear Collider Collaboration Directorate Center for High Energy Physics CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research 1.00 100,000
Barber Matt Host-pathogen conflicts shaping bloodstream hemeprotein evolution Institute of Ecology and Evolution National Institutes of Health 1.00 31,500
Lowd Daniel MediFor: Refinement and Integration of Integrity Reasoning Engine Department of Computer and Information Science Kitware, Inc. 1.00 50,000

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