Awards: September 2018

During the month of September 2018, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 40 new awards totaling more than $47.5 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.

September New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Allen Nick Berkeley: Discover Psychology, Department of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (University of California - Berkeley)   $16,963
Ariola Zena Renewal: Software Verification in the Coq Proof Assistant Computer & Information Science, Department of Sandia National Laboratories   $35,988
Barker Tyson The Influence of Caregiver Stress on Neurobiological Mechanisms of Caregiving Reward and Responsivity Prevention Sci Inst Operations National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 $120,212
Brown Morgan Investigating the Progression of Olfactory Odor Coding via the pairing of Fractal Graphene Electrode Arrays with Traditional Optogentic and Optical Imaging Techniques. Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH) 3 $190,974
Childs Hank ECP ALPINE: Algorithms and Infrastructure for In Situ Visualization and Analysis Computer & Information Science, Department of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)   $30,000
Connolly Thomas Archaeological Services for SW 50th/SW 51st Streets, Lincoln City Museum of Anthropology City of Lincoln City 1 $40,164
Cresko Bill NRSA: Systems genetics analysis of natural variation in threespine stickleback host immunity and microbiota Ecology & Evolution, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH)   $61,174
Delancey Scott Documentation of Choyo (Queyu) and its Cultural Traditions Linguistics, Department of Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project 3 $64,598
Dufek Josef ENH: Physical Modeling of Tsunamis Generated by Submarine Slump and Volcanic Eruption CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Science Foundation (Georgia Institute of Technology) 1 $181,457
Fien Hank Center On Improving Literacy Through Supporting Elementary School Leaders (CISEL) Rsch Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 5 $3,750,000
Fien Hank Comprehensive Centers Program: National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students with Disabilities Rsch Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education (USDE)   $1,499,890
Goode Joanna Collaborative Proposal: ECS Fellows v2.0: Broadening Participation of Teachers and Students in Computing Oregon Educ Sci Lab National Science Foundation 3 $342,488
Greenhouse Ian Beyond Dopamine: Thalamic GABA and Motor Inhibition in Health and Parkinson?s Disease Human Physiology National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Oregon Health and Science University)   $140,400
Hanes Jeff Enhancing Women Entrepreneurship in Gilgit-Baltistan through collaboration between Karakoram International University and the University of Oregon Asian & Pacific Stds, Research Center for U.S. Department of State (DOS) 1 $155,741
Hartz Jill City of Eugene JSMA Plastic Entanglements Sponsorship Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art City of Eugene 1 $5,000
Hopkins Samantha Integrating fossil and modern evidence to determine the role of diet in mammalian diversification Department of CAS Earth Sciences National Science Foundation (Clemson University) 1 $22,495
Hulse David Leveraging Natural Resource Concentration and Conveyance in the Energy Water Food Nexus to Increase Security and Resilience Institute for a Sustainable Environment National Science Foundation (Oregon State University)   $100,605
Jacob Michelle University of Oregon Sapsik'wala (teacher) Education Project: An Indigenous professional teaching prep program proposal. Oregon Educ Sci Lab U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 5 $1,251,683
Jacob Michelle Anaku Iwacha (The Way It Was): A new edition of Yakama legends and stories Oregon Educ Sci Lab National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 1 $88,500
Kamphaus Randy A Psychometric Investigation of Universal Screening for Social-Emotional Development in Preschool Using Parent and Teacher Informants Prevention Sci Inst Operations U.S. Department of Education (USDE)(University of South Carolina)   $10,150
Lind John Paths 2 the Future For All (UO Subaward with UC Davis once the new Award (R305A170025) has been transferred to UC Davis) Ed CHD External Funding U.S. Department of Education (USDE)(University of California - Davis)   $308,088
McDermott Grant Hydro power. Market might. Economics, Department of Research Council of Norway (Norwegian School of Economics) 1 $14,250
McIntosh Kent Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports V Educational and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 5 $32,499,998
McIntyre Laura Lee Testing the Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Combined With Behavioral Parent Training in Families With Preschoolers With Developmental Delay Prevention Sci Inst Operations National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5 $3,091,906
OGrady Pat BLM (Oregon), Rimrock Draw Rockshelter Excavations Museum of Natural and Cultural History U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 3 $25,000
Opp-Beckman Leslie Russia Youth Camps: Online Training for Counselors American English Institute U.S. Department of State (DOS) 1 $49,978
Opp-Beckman Leslie UO-Palestine Technical University Kadoorie (PTUK) English Language Teacher Training and Consulting American English Institute U.S. Department of State (DOS)(Palestine Technical University Kadoorie (PTUK)) 1 $35,000
Parker Robert Scoping Revenue Generating Activities on Agricultural Land in Jackson County DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for Central Point Properties LLC 1 $12,000
Raymer Michael RAISE-TAQS: Quantum advantage of broadband entangled photon pairs in spectroscopy and metrology Oregon Center for Optics National Science Foundation 3 $997,448
Ruiz Chris OR211: OR213 S. Ona Way (Molalla), Clackamas County, Oregon Museum of Anthropology U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)(Oregon Department of Transportation) 1 $13,300
Sahakian Valerie Imaging Fault Structures Near the Imperial Fault in the All American Canal CAS Earth Sciences, Department of National Science Foundation (Southern California Earthquake Center) 1 $55,000
Sales Emily Establishing synaptic specificity in the Drosophila Central Nervous System (CNS): the role of Dpr/DIP proteins Molecular Biology, Institute of Howard Hughes Medical Institute   $92,000
Scalise Kathleen Educational Testing Service (ETS) development of the NAEP Science assessment (2018-2019) Behavioral Research and Training Educational Testing Service (ETS) 1 $123,163
Shire Stephanie PANGEA: Preparing A New Generation of Early Autism Educators Early Intervention Program U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 5 $1,250,000
Stoeckl Sarah SCORE Outreach Project, 2018-19 Sustainability, Office of City of Eugene 1 $10,000
Sykes Julie University of Oregon Language Resource Center: Supporting Meaningful World Language Learning Applied Second Language Studies, Center for U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 4 $692,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Research and Development of Isocyanate-free and Formaldehyde-free Adhesives for CLT and Investigation of Environmental Impacts of the Resulting CLT DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)(Oregon State University) 2 $50,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin SRG Springfield Indoor Track Conceptual Design  DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab SRG Partnership, Inc. 1 $2,963
Wee Weili Braddock Education Success Teams (BEST) Program (2018-19) Lundquist College of Business Braddock Charitable Foundation, Robert & Lois 1 $50,000
Weisiger Marsha To Speak of Common Places: A People's History of Oregon's Public Lands English, Department of American Council of Learned Societies 1 $60,000

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