Awards: March 2015

During the month of March 2015, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 24 new awards totaling over $1.6 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.

March New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Jon Brundan Simple Groups, Representations, and Related Topics Conference Mathematics National Science Foundation 1 $22,900
Yong Zhao ArtCore - OBA support CORE External funding U.S. Department of Education/Springfield School District #19 0.5 $30,000
Nagesh Murthy OUS - Northwest Collaboratory for Sustainable Manufacturing Partnership Grant Lundquist College of Business Oregon Business Develoment Department/Oregon University System 0.25 $33,000
Michael Kuhn Household Composition and the Calorie Crunch: The Importance of Non-Unitary Models of the Family for Budgeting over Time Economics University of Kentucky 1.5 $40,001
Karen Estlund Next Generation Newspaper Preservation Library Institute of Museum & Library Services/Oregon State Library 1 $106,000
Michael Bussel Strategic Planning Labor Education and Research Center American Federation of Teachers - Oregon 1 $11,000
Marc Schlossberg Bicycle Transportation Study Abroad Program - Scan Design Sustainable Cities Initiative Scan Design Foundation 3 $101,470
Merle Weiner Domestic Violence Clinic-Post Graduate Fellowship Law U.S. Department of Justice/Oregon Department of Justice 2 $127,280
Rachelle Saltzman Proposal for Oregon Cultural Trust Cooperative Partner Project Funding, 2015 Academic Extension Oregon Historical Society 1 $45,000
Kathleen Wagle White Box Enhanced Media Technology Dean, School of Architecture and Allied Arts The Ford Family Foundation 1 $4,833
Svetlana Maslakova ARTS: Integrative Research and Training in Tropical Taxonomy Oregon Institute of Marine Biology National Science Foundation 3 $84,364
Emilie Hooft Toomey Collaborative research: Crustal magma plumbing of the Santorini volcanic system Geological Sciences National Science Foundation 3 $509,552
Joshua Bruce Lane County Local Emergency Planning Committee: Extremely Hazardous Substances Pre-Emergency Planning Community Service Center U.S. Department of Transportation/City of Eugene 1 $20,000
David DeGarmo Fathering Through Change: Online Parent Training for Divorced Fathers (FTC) Prevention Science Institute National Institutes of Health/IRIS Media Inc. 0.75 $109,180
Robert Choquette Sustainable City Year Program - Multnomah County Portion of the Sandy River to Springwater Multimodal Corridor Project Sustainable Cities Initiative Multnomah County 0.75 $3,000
Michael Bussel Western Regional Institute for Union Women Labor Education and Research Center Berger-Marks Foundation 0.25 $8,000
Michael Posner Understanding the molecular basis of skill learning Neuroscience, Institute of U.S. Department of Defense 2 $126,078
Dean Livelybrooks Collaborative Research: Three-dimensional Onshore-Offshore MT Investigation of Cascadia Margin--Interpretation Phase Materials Science Institute (Physics) National Science Foundation 3 $102,219
Robert Parker Deschutes County Goal 7 Code Review Community Service Center Deschutes County 0.5 $16,863
Robert Parker Cascade West Economic Development District Economic Resilience Assessment for Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties Community Service Center Cascades West Economic Development District 0.75 $5,000
Janne Underriner Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs: Following in the Footsteps - Taking Steps to Immersion NW Indian Language Institute Operations DHHS/Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs 1 $41,832
Jeffrey Sprague Eureka City Schools SWPRD Assessment and Intervention Violence and Destructive Behavior, Institute on Eureka Public Schools 0.75 $74,538
Robet Choquette Salem Community Design Sustainable Cities Initiative City of Salem 2 months $6,250
Kent McIntosh Implicit Bias and District Data Educational and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education/Oregon Department of Education 0.33 $3,000

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