Awards: May 2015

During the month of May 2015, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 21 new awards and 1 competitive continuation totaling over $17.7 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.

May New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Christian Doabler Exploring Alterable Variables in Tier 1 and Tier 2 Instruction: A Collaboration Across Interdisciplinary Fields of Observational Research (Project CIFOR) CTL U.S. Department of Education 2 697,820
Cheryl Hartz SCRIMMAGE: Images of Football in American Art, from the Civil War to the Present Art Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation 6 mn 7,500
Deanne Unruh READY for WAGES: Research on Employment of Adjudicated Youth through Working at Gaining Employment Social Skills Curriculum Secondary Special Education and Transition Programs U.S. Department of Education 4 3,500,000
James Schombert GALEX/2MASS/Spitzer Archival Analysis of the Age and Metallicity Structure in Early-Type Galaxies Physics National Aeronautics and Space Administration 3 144,963
G.Z. Brown Climate Chamber Testing for Simplexity Product Development ESBL Simplexity Product Development 2 mn 15,684
Jane Squires SELECT: Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood for Infants and Toddlers Early Intervention Program - 226494 U.S. Department of Education 4 1,500,001
Deborah Simmons National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Environmental Protection Agency/North American Association for Environmental Education 2 79,066
Frank Vignola Creation of Meteorological Data Sets for CSP Performance Simulations Materials Science Institute (Physics) SolarPACES/Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building 1.5 5,410
Alison Kwok Punahou Building Stories Architecture Punahou School 6 mn 25,000
Judith Sheine Agreement Between The City of Springfield, a Municipal Corporation of the State of Oregon, Springfield Economic Development Agency/Springfield Urban Renewal Agency (SEDA) and the University of Oregon for Design Studio Spring 2015 Architecture City of Springfield, OR 1.5 25,000
Charles Martinez "Nuestras Familias: Refining an Evidence-Based Intervention to Promote Latino Student Academic Success and Positive Behavioral Outcomes Through School-Family Partnerships Center for Equity Promotion U.S. Department of Education 3 1,499,920
Monte Westerfield Genetic and Functional Analysis of YPEL3 and its Link to Disease Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health 2 435,000
Scott Fitzpatrick Investigating Population Origins and Dispersals in a Remote Oceanic Population through aDNA and Isotopic Analyses Anthropology Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. 1 20,000
Zena Ariola 2015 Oregon Programming Languages Summer School (OPLSS) on "Types, Logic, Semantics, and Verification" Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 8 mn 15,000
Michael Posner Toward a Neural Model of Human Skill Learning Psychology Office of Naval Research 4 2,157,834
Lauren Lindstrom Paths 2 the Future: Testing the Efficacy of a Career Development Intervention for High School Girls with Disabilities Secondary Special Education and Transition Programs U.S. Department of Education 4 3,499,674
Frank Vignola Regional Solar Radiation Data Center Materials Science Institute (Physics) Oregon Best 1 5,515
Bridgid Flannery Freshman Success: Implementation of Comprehensive Universal Supports for School Engagement Educational and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education 3 1,481,588
Wendy Machalicek Project HEART: Heightened Excellence in Autism Research and Training CORE External funding U.S. Department of Education 4 1,246,855
Thomas Connolly Tumalo State Park Comprehensive Archaeological Testing Museum of Anthropology Oregon Parks & Recreation Department 6 mn 119,447
Scott Stewart A Specialized Cellular Niche Supporting Bone Regeneration in Zebrafish Molecular Biology, Institute of National Institutes of Health 3 212,415

May Competitive Continuations

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
John Postlethwait Mechanisms of Sex Determination in Zebrafish Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health 4 1,095,897

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