Awards: May 2018

During the month of May 2018, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 35 new awards totaling more than $9.3 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.

May New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Nese Rhonda Development of an Instructional Alternative to Out-of-School Suspension: The Instructional Suspension Learning Alternative (ISLA) Educational and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 3 1,399,962.00
Madar Allison A People Between: Servitude and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Virginia History, Department of Virginia Humanities 1 7,500.00
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin NEEA Integrated Design Lab Services DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance   343,600.00
Carter Alison Urbanism, Environment, and Household Ecology at Angkor Anthropology, Department of Earthwatch Institute 3 16,621.00
Godon-Bynum Adria Supporting student sexual health by increasing access to safer sex supplies: building an evidence base and promising practices for college campuses University Health Center Pacific Coast College Health Association 1 2,500.00
Flannery Brigid Adaptation of an Effective Tier II Behavior Intervention for Students in Secondary Schools Educational and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 3 1,399,904.00
Jenkins Dennis Archaeology of the Connley Caves (35LK50): Dating Younger Dryas and Clovis Era Western Stemmed Tradition Components Museum of Natural and Cultural History University of Oregon Foundation (Rust Family Foundation) 1 6,720.00
Davis Edward Collaborative Research: ABI Innovation: FuTRES, an Ontology-Based Functional Trait Resource for Paleo- and Neo-biologists CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Science Foundation 3 357,625.00
Nolen Brad Molecular mechanism of regulated branching nucleation by Arp2/3 complex and WASP proteins Molecular Biology, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH) 4 1,407,000.00
Parker Robert Coos Estuary Management Plan Scenario Development DSGN Community Service Center Coos County   6,853.00
Parker Robert 2018-19 Co-operative Research Agreement between the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan (METI) and Community Service Center (CSC), University of Oregon, U.S.A. DSGN Community Service Center Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) 2 17,000.00
Magoto Jeff IIE 2018 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Summer Orientation Global Studies Institute Institute of International Education (IIE) (US Department of State) 1 60,002.00
Parker Robert City of Lowell Parks Master Plan Update DSGN Community Service Center City of Lowell, Oregon 1 43,268.00
Chou Li-Shan Monitoring Recovery Following Concussion with a Wearable Motion Analysis Sensor System Human Physiology American College of Sports Medicine Foundation 1.00 4,800.00
Ariola Zena Oregon Programming Languages Summer School 2018: Concurrency and Parallellism Computer & Information Science, Department of National Science Foundation 1.00 25,000.00
Fitzpatrick Scott An Ethnocritical Analysis of the Carriacou Archaeology Field Project Anthropology, Department of Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. 1.00 13,608.00
Stormshak Beth Postdoctoral Training Program in Prevention Science at the University of Oregon: Preparing Education Researchers to Prevent Social and Behavioral Problems in Schools Prevention Sci Inst Operations U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 4.00 760,000.00
Huxtable Adrianne Neonatal inflammation impairs control of breathing Human Physiology National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5.00 1,812,170.00
Clark Ben Lane County Part-Time and Pay Equity Employee Project DSGN Community Service Center Lane County   5,000.00
Newman Judith Head Start Reimbursement for Early Childhood CARES Services FY2016 Early Childhood (EC) Cares Program Head Start of Lane County (US Department of Health and Human Services)   20,000.00
Mazzucato Luca Transfer K25: Spontaneous activity in gustatory cortex Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH) 1.00 166,288.00
Dufek Josef Collaborative Research: Constraining the flux of magma and magmatic CO2 during early-stage rifting in East Africa CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Science Foundation 2.00 67,134.00
Measelle Jeffrey Improving estimates of the global burden of TDDs and approaches to their control. Psychology, Department of Mount Saint Vincent University (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) 2.00 53,000.00
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin KalWall Visible Spectral Transmission and CRI, Addtional Testing DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab KalWall Corporation   12,250.00
Kato Ken GIS & Mapping Services for City of Madras - Task Order #1Master Agreement M0166 Safety & Risk Services City of Madras   2,000.00
Balzer Connor Understanding how the actin filament nucleator, Arp2/3 complex, is regulated to create exclusively branched filaments Molecular Biology, Institute of American Heart Association 2.00 53,688.00
Parker Robert Yamhill Economic Success DSGN Community Service Center Chehalem Valley Innovation Accelerator (Ford Family Foundation) 2.00 52,700.00
McIntosh Kent Technical Assistance Center to Support Evidence-based Practices: SISEP III (Subcontract to the University of Oregon from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill) Educational and Community Supports University of North Carolina (US Department of Education) 1.00 50,150.00
Malony Allen Ph.D. Forum at the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP) Oregon Advanced Computing Institute for Science & Society National Science Foundation 1.00 20,600.00
Steckler Becky Fehr and Peers: Contract to Review Whitepaper and Workshop Agenda Sustainable Cities Initiative Fehr & Peers   2,500.00
Lipshitz Robert Higher structure in low-dimensional Floer theories Mathematics, Department of National Science Foundation 2.00 230,000.00
LeMenager Stephanie Center for Environmental Futures: Environmental Humanities, Justice, and Culture English, Department of University of Oregon Foundation (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation) 4.00 600,000.00
Rockcastle Siobhan Nuckolls Virtual Lighting Design Grant DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education Inc. 1.00 20,000.00
Lim Adriene Leveraging GLAM Assets in Research, Teaching, and Learning: Faculty Fellowships to Advance Library-Museum Collaboration Libraries Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 3.00 300,000.00
Bruce Josh Eugene Comp Plan Resilience Assessment DSGN Community Service Center City of Eugene 2.00 24,813.00

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