Awards: September 2017

During the month of September 2017, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received more than 26 new awards totaling more than $11.8 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.

September New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Duran Lillian INICIO: Interdisciplinary Interventionists and Clinicians Improving Outcomes Ed DESTNY Disability USDE - OSERS 5 1,250,000
Langworthy Kurt Structural and chemical assessment of petroglyphs, exposed to fire, in canyons of the Whoopup region to determine if wildfires threaten petroglyph preservation. Camcor USDI 2 13,000
Erlandson Jon Prepare National Register Nomination for Santa Rosa Island Archeological District Anthropology USDI 16 months 37,900
Parker Robert Northern Wasco County Park and Recreation Master Plan (sub to Cameron McCarthy) DSGN Commnity Service Center Cameron McCarthy Landscape Architecture and Planning LLP 9 months 21,133
Kuhn Mike The Impact of Waiting Periods on Food Subsidy Effectiveness Economics University of Arkansas/Robert Wood Johnson 1 29,719
Brau James Experimental High Energy Physics Physics DOE 3 2,050,000
Cohen Tim Leaving No Stone Unturned in the Pursuit of New Physics Physics DOE 1 91,000
Sohlberg McKay eGAS: A Tool to Support Patient-Centered Goal Attainment Scaling for Cognitive Rehabilitation Communication Disorders & Sciences NIH 2 147,500
Smear Matt Impact of cortical feedback on odor concentration change coding Psychology NIH 2 402,063
Melnick Robert Fort Union National Monument (FOUN) Cultural Landscape Report DSGN Landscape Architecture DOI 1 74,700
Shune Samantha Advancing Academic-Research Careers (AARC) Communication Disorders & Sciences American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 1 5,000
Lesyk Susan Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Teaching & Learning Center USDE - OPE 1 238,391
Chaparro Erin The STELLAR Project Educational and Community Supports USDE 4 1,400,000
Vincent Claudia Positive and Restorative Investment in Discipline Reform in Education (PRIDE) R305A170197 being relinquished by IRIS, transferred to UO, with a subaward back to IRIS. CORE Center USDE 3 1,398,070
Schlossberg Marc Scalable Way to Improve Urban Environmental Efforts - EPICN Development DSGN Planning, Public Policy and Management University of Wisconsin/JPB Foundation (subaward) 18 months 30,000
Miller Adam Plasticity of auditory electrical synapses Biology Albert Einstein College of Medicine/NIH 5 373,365
Schlossberg Marc From Knowledge to Practice: Rethinking Streets for People on Bikes DSGN Planning, Public Policy and Management NITC 15 months 114,984
Lievanos Raoul Developing Data, Models, and Tools to Enhance Transportation Equity Sociology NITC 15 months 10,152
Wilson Wesley Commodity Competition for Rail: Measuring Effects on Rail Rates for Grain Economics USDA 15 months 61,724
Brau James Sensor Development for Future e+e- Colliders Physics DOE 1 5,000
Parker Robert University of Oregon Economic Development Center (EDAUC) 2017 DSGN Commnity Service Center US Dept. of Commerce 5 715,125
Takahashi Terry Bimodal Updating Hypothesis Biology NIH 5 2,694,162
Roering Josh Form, Process and Evolution of Carbonate Hillslopes in sub-Humid Climate CAS Earth Sciences Binational Science Foundation US-Israel 4 10,552
Sutherland Kelly Meso-Zooplankton Food Webs in Intermittent Upwelling Systems: An Overlooked Link in a Productive Ocean Clark Honors College NSF 3 345,846
Shoemaker Stephen A Critical Translation of The Capture of Jerusalem by the Persians in 614 Religious Studies NEH 2 220,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Business plan for BioBE Center DSGN Architecture Alfred P Sloan Foundation 1 125,000

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