Awards: March 2018

During the month of March 2018, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 19 new awards totaling more than $2.5 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.

March New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Brown G.Z. Jefferson Library DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc. 1 14,997
Hallett Lauren Direct and legacy effects of compost amendments on rangeland ecosystem services Ecology & Evolution, Institute of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 3 499,000
Schombert James Exploring the Nature of Dark Matter Through Near-IR CMD's of LSB Galaxies Physics, Department of Space Telescope Science Institute 3 30,721
Chaparro Erin MTSS Implementation[Contract from ODE] Educational and Community Supports US Department of Education (Oregon Department of Education) 1.5 42,830
Muenchinger Kiersten Unparalleled: Two week long series of events celebrating product design in Oregon DSGN Product Design National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 2 12,500
Roering Josh RAPID: Post-fire lidar change detection, Eagle Creek fire, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Science Foundation 1 13,406
Schram Julie Effects of ocean acidification on behavior and nutritional value of newly recruited coastal Dungeness crab Oregon Institute of Marine Biology M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust 1.75 15,000
Delancey Scott Linguistic Description and Comprehensive Documentation of Mewahang, an undescribed Tibeto-Burman language of Nepal Linguistics, Department of Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project 2 157,839
Frost Stephen Doctoral Dissertation Research: Ontogeny and phylogeny of catarrhine crania: an analysis of the evolution of shape change trajectories using 3D geometric morphometrics Anthropology, Department of National Science Foundation 1 9,543
McIntyre Laura Lee Functional Connectivity in Developmental Delay: Shared Etiology and Differential Outcomes Prevention Sci Inst Operations National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 405,625
Galloway Aaron Effects of ocean acidification on behavior, development, and nutritional value of newly recruited coastal Dungeness crab Oregon Institute of Marine Biology National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (Oregon State University) 2 201,882
Tanner-Smith Emily Estimating comparative effectiveness of alcohol interventions for young adults Prevention Sci Inst Operations National Institutes of Health (UNT Health Science Center) 4.25 56,124
Steckler Becky Urbanism Next: Policy options to limit autonomous vehicle induced GHG emissions in the Emerald Corridor Sustainable Cities Initiative Bullitt Foundation (University of Oregon Foundation) 1 50,000
Opp-Beckman Leslie Trace Effects Online English Teacher Training Course - Dominican Republic American English Institute U.S. Department of State (DOS) 1 26,998
Ruiz Chris Oregon State Capitol Project Museum of Natural and Cultural History State of Oregon 2 8,582
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin King County Jameson /ArcWeld Replacement Project - Qualitative Design Assistance DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab King County, WA (MWA Architects) 1 10,000
McCormick David Neurons to Mind: Advanced Large Scale Multineuronal Activity Imaging Microscope and Human EEG Equipment to Bridge the Gap Between Functional Neuronal Networks in Behaving Mice to Cognition and Behavior in Humans Neuroscience, Institute of M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust (University of Oregon Foundation) 1 500,500
Burlando Alfredo Slowing Down Digital Credit Economics, Department of University of California - Berkeley 2 260,318
Tanner-Smith Emily Initiative to develop and test guidelines for juvenile drug courts Prevention Sci Inst Operations U.S. Department of Justice (American Institutes for Research) 2 189,932

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