Awards: December 2014

During the month of December 2014, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 21 new awards and 1 competitive continuation totaling over $11.7 million in support of research activities.*

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December New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Lynne Anderson-Inman The STELLAR Project: Strategies for Technology-Enhanced Learning and Literacy through ARt Advanced Technology in Education, Center for U.S. Department of Education/Oakridge School District 4 $813,977
Jeffrey Todahl Evaluation for the Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Strategy - Darkness to Light CORE External funding The Ford Family Foundation 4 $433,950
Stephen Mital SCORE Outreach Project University Planning Office City of Eugene 1 $5,000
Deanna Linville-Knobelspiesse Healthy Balance Project Center for Equity Promotion PacificSource Foundation for Heatlh Improvement/PeaceHealth Medical Clinic 1 $29,005
Darren Johnson Recovery of Rare Earths, Precious Metals and other Critical Materials from Geothermal Waters with Advanced Sorbent Structures Materials Science Institute (Chem) Pacific Northwest National Lab 1 $70,000
Darren Johnson Match to "Recovery of Rare Earths, Precious Metals and other Critical Materials from Geothermal Waters with Advanced Sorbent Structures" Materials Science Institute (Chem) Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute 2 $3,500
Thomas Connolly Central Electric Cooperative’s Suttle Lake Facilities Replacement Museum of Anthropology Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. 1 $53,888
Robert Parker Cascades West Economic Development District: Update of Benton, Lincoln, and Linn Portion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Community Service Center U.S. Department of Commerce/Oregon Cascades West Council of Government 1 $20,091
Karen Guillemin Tiffani Jones Postdoctoral Fellowship - The Role of CagA and Microbial Communities on Host Intestinal Proliferation Molecular Biology, Institute of American Cancer Society 3 $163,500
Ramesh Jasti Sloan Research Fellowship for Ramesh Jasti Materials Science Institute (Chem) Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 1 $22,112
Ihab Elzeyadi Saint Gobain Building 3: IEQ Assessment and Retrofits Architecture CertainTeed/St. Gobain 2 $138,235
Adrianne Huxtable Inflammation Impairs Respiratory Plasticity - Parker B. Francis Fellowship, Huxtable 2013 Human Physiology Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program 1.5 $80,000
Michael Pluth CAREER: Understanding the Reactivity of Hydrogen Sulfide with Bio(in)organic Targets Materials Science Institute (Chem) National Science Foundation 6 $650,000
Judith Eisen Neural Regulation of Intestinal Inflammation in a Hirschsprung Disease Model Neuroscience, Institute of REACHirschsprungs Foundation 1 $30,000
Cheryl Hartz Club de Arte para Mamás Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art National Endowment for the Arts/Oregon Arts Commission 1 $5,800
Robert Choquette Sustainable City Year Program - City of Troutdale Portion of the Sandy River to Springwater Multimodal Corridor Project Sustainable Cities Initiative City of Troutdale 0.5 $2,000
Bethany Steiner South Willamette Corridor Phase 1 Community Service Center City of Eugene 3 $8,500
Jeffrey Todahl OCCF - 90 by 30 CORE External funding Oregon Community Foundation 1 $10,000
Patricia McDowell Effectiveness Monitoring for Physical Habitat and Geomorphology at Restoration Projects in the Middle Fork John Day River Mainstem 2014-15 Environmental Science Institute NOAA/Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board 1 $80,303
Derrick Hindery Doctoral Dissertation Research: Indigenous Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Energy in the Peruvian Amazon Geography Preferred Futures 1 $10,000
David DeGarmo Effectiveness of a Web-enhanced Parenting Program for Military Families Prevention Science Institute National Institutes of Health/University of Minnesota 1 $75,255

December Competitive Continuations

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Judith Newman Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Services FY2014-15 Early Childhood CARES U.S. Department of Education/Lane Education Service District 1 $9,080,692

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