Awards: January 2015

During the month of January 2015, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 19 new awards totaling over $1.6 million in support of research activities.*

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January New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Bryan Rebar Content in Context SuperLessons (C2SL): Addressing New Standards in Mathematics and Science Physics U.S. Department of Education/Oregon Department of Education 1 $810,001
Heidemarie Laurent Birth Your Way Psychology Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues 1 $2,500
Xiaobo Su Workshop China-In-Asia: Historical Connections and Contemporary Engagement Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Social Science Research Council 4 months $7,500
Lara Fernandez Access to Student Assistance Programs in Reach to Everyone (ASPIRE) College Pilot Grant Economics Oregon Community Fdn/Office of Student Access & Completion 1 $14,833
David Hulse Tracking Progress Towards Restoration Goals Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board 1 $145,000
Brian Dalton The Effect of Adult Aging on the Vestibular Control of Balance - New Investigator Resubmission Human Physiology Medical Research Foundation 1 $38,643
Robert Choquette Sustainable City Year Program - Metro Portion of the Sandy River to Springwater Multimodal Corridor Project Sustainable Cities Initiative Metro (Portland Metropolitan Area) 6 months $15,000
Craing Young Built-in Aquaria for Charleston Marine Life Center Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Coos Foundation 1 $3,000
Cheryl Hartz ArtAccess Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $14,959
Riki Saltzman NEA-OAC Folk and Traditional Arts Partnership, FY15 Academic Extension National Endowment for the Arts/Oregon Arts Commission 1 $40,000
Grant Steiner Lake County Parks and Recreation Master Plan Community Service Center Oregon Parks & Recreation Department/Lake County 1 $49,000
Thomas Connolly Central Electric Cooperative’s Suttle Lake Facilities Replacement Museum of Anthropology Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. 1 $53,888
Michael Harms Revealing the Protein Target Specificity of the Pro-inflammatory S100A8 and A9 Proteins Molecular Biology, Institute of American Heart Association 2 $140,000
Victoria De Rose Rachael Cunningham Pre-doctoral Fellowship: Pt(II) Targets in the Induction of ER Stress Molecular Biology, Institute of American Heart Association 2 $50,000
Judith Eisen Neural Regulation of Intestinal Inflammation in a Hirschsprung Disease Model Neuroscience, Institute of REACHirschsprungs Foundation 1 $30,000
Robert Choquette Sustainable City Year Program - City of Troutdale Portion of the Sandy River to Springwater Multimodal Corridor Project Sustainable Cities Initiative City of Troutdale 6 months $2,000
Mark Reed Maximizing Rare Earth Element Recovery in Geothermal Systems Geological Sciences U.S. Department of Energy/University of California, Davis 1 $127,171
Elliot Berkman Brain-based Intervention to Remediate the Effects of Early Adversity on Inhibitory Control Prevention Science Institute Harvard University 1.75 $25,000
Jesse Abrams Fire-Adapted Communities on the Range Sustainable Environment, Institute for a U.S. Department of Interior/Oregon State University 1 $123,684

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