Awards: July 2015

During the month of July 2015, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 26 new awards and 1 competitive continuation totaling over $10.3 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.

July New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Michael Posner Toward a Neural Model of Human Skill Learning Psychology Office of Naval Research 4 2,157,834
Jeffrey Todahl 90by30 Child Abuse Prevention Initiative CORE External funding UO Foundation/Spirit Mountain Community Fund 1 50,000
Spike Gildea Documenting Linguistic Structure and Language Change in Yawarana [yar] Linguistics National Science Foundation 3 299,998
Chris Doe Porter Pre-doctoral Physiology Development Fellowship Award for Matt Clark Molecular Biology, Institute of American Physiological Society 1 28,300
Heudenarue Laurent Impacts of Maternal Mindfulness on Mother-Infant Biological Integrity Psychology Mind and Life Institute 1.5 14,475
Robert Parker Master Plan for the Whiteson Area Community Service Center Yamhill County 1 23,525
Frank Vignola Validation of Satellite Irradiance Models Materials Science Institute (Physics) U.S. Department of Energy 3 Months 25,000
Joanna Goode Collaborative Research: ET-ECS: Electronic Textiles for Exploring Computer Science with High School Students and Teachers to Promote Computational Thinking and Participation for All CORE External funding National Science Foundation 3 113,491
Daniel Pascoe Aguilar Peace Corps Professional Campus Recruitment Services Career Center Peace Corps 5 97,729
Wendy Machalicek Parents Taking Action: A Parent Training Program for Latino Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Educational and Community Supports USDE/University of Illinois 3 44,487
Jeffrey Todahl 90by30 Child Abuse Prevention Initiative CORE Center at Oregon for Research in Education The Ford Family Foundation 3 375,000
Bridgid Flannery Highly-qualified Interventionists with Transition Evidence-based Knowledge and Skills (HI-TEKS) ESBL U.S. Department of Education 5 1,157,505
Cassandra Moseley Long-Term Ecological Research at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest (LTER7) Sustainable Environment, Institute for a National Science Foundation/Oregon State University 3 12,520
Jennifer Pfeifer Puberty, neural systems for social processes, and early adolescent mental health: A longitudinal neuroimaging study Psychology National Institutes of Health 5 2,802,524
Alexander Murphy Doctoral Dissertation Research: A Critical Geography of the United States Diplomatic Footprint Geography National Science Foundation 1 12,759
Edward Davis Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: Documenting Fossil Marine Invertebrate Communities of the Eastern Pacific - Faunal Responses to Environmental Change over the last 66 million years Museum of Natural History National Science Foundation 4 179,819
Riki Saltzman Folklife in Eastern Oregon: Survey & Public Programs Academic Extension National Endowment for the Arts 1 30,000
Dev Sinha Collaborative Work of the PLT conferences in conjunction with the ODE, Illustrative Mathematics, and Lane Ignite Mathematics Oregon Department of Education 3 Months 21,564
Deijing Dou OmniSearch: A Semantic Tool for Discovering MicroRNAs’ Critical Roles in Human Cancers Computer and Information Science National Institutes of Health/University of South Alabama 2 200,514
Michael Pluth Sponsored Research Agreement (SRA) with Innolyzer, LLC Materials Science Institute (Chem) Innolyzer, LLC 2.5 Months 17,016
Boyana Norris A Machine Learning Toolkit for Predicting Optimal Numerical Methods in NEAMS Tools Computer and Information Science U.S. Department of Interior/Bureau of Land Management 1 47,827
Douglas Toomey Acquisition of fifteen (15) Transportable Array Stations in Oregon Geology State of Oregon 1 670,875
Alan Shanks The Annual Recruitment of Dungeness Crab Megalopae and the Prediction of the Future Commercial Catch; Funding for Spring/Summer 2015 Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission 1 9,993
Joseph Nese The Relation Between Instructional Context and Student Responsiveness to Intervention Behavioral Research and Teaching Society for the Study of School Psychology 1 9,704
Patrick Phillips IND-NRSA: Gavin Woodruff: Behavioral Genomics of Newly Discovered Species of Caenorhabditis Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Center for National Institutes of Health 3 168,198
GZ Brown Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Inc.(NEEA) - Program Contract Energy Stds in Buildings Lab Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance 2 217,500

July Competitive Continuations

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Chris Doe Developmental Biology Training Grant Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health 5 1,604,035

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