Awards: October 2017

During the month of October 2017, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 15 new awards totaling more than $2.4 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.

October New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Total Budget
Mace Trish Display for the Charleston Marine Life Center CAS Biology OIMB Oregon Birding Association 500
Opp-Beckman Leslie Support 15 in-service English language teachers enrolled in ACE program American English Institute Dept of State - Chile 39,987
Zambrana Garcia Rocio Edith Kreeger Wolf Distinguished Visiting Associate Professor Philosophy Northwestern University 39,486
Weiner Merle A Law School Clinic to Serve Victims and Teach Future Attorneys How to Serve Victims Law US DoJ 499,087
Scalise Kathleen Development of the NAEP Science assessment for Educational Testing Service (ETS) Educational Methodology, Policy and Leadership ETS Educational Testing Services 117,527
Bruce Josh Oregon Eclipse Economic Advantage and Resiliency Planning Project DSGN Community Service Center COIC Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council 97,168
Melnick Robert Site Documentation and Design Studio, Yosemite National Park DSGN Landscape Architecture U.S. Dept. of Interior (DOI) 20,504
Underriner Janne The Grand Ronde Chinuk Wawa Kindergarten-Third Grade Immersion Project NW Indian Language Institute Operations DHHS by sub from Confederated Tribes of grand Ronde 16,464
Childs Hank ECP ALPINE: Algorithms and Infrastructure for In Situ Visualization and Analysis Computer & Information Science Los Alamos National Security LLC 560,231
Tindal Gerald Oregon Extended Assessment Subcontract - by invitation Behavioral Research and Training USDE by sub from Oregon DOE 315,974
Fisher Philip FIND?Revere: Development and roadtest of a three tiered approach to promote responsive parenting in the primary care setting Psychology Pritzker Foundation, by sub from Harvard 39,683
Bruce Josh Willamalane Employee Satisfaction Survey DSGN Community Service Center   10,000
Tanner-Smith Emily Estimating comparative effectiveness of alcohol interventions for young adults Ed Prevention Science NIH by subaward from Rutgers 65,602
Saltzman Riki Oregon Folklife Network TAAP Awards, Associate Director, and RCP, Academic Extension Oregon Arts Commission 35,000
Biancarosa Gina Multiple-choice Online Cloze Comprehension Assessment (MOCCA): Refining and Validating a Measure of Individual Differences in Reading Comprehension Processes During Reading Educational Methodology, Policy and Leadership USDE 543,835

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