December 2019 Awards Report

During the month of December 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 29 awards totaling more than $17.5 million in support of research activities.*

For more information about awards to the UO, please see our monthly award reports.

December New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Abia-Smith Lisa JSMA Museum Access for Kids 531111 Jordan Schnitzer Mus of Art Kennedy Center, Washington, DC 1 $9,084
Allen Nick Antecedents of Suicidal Behavior Related Neurobiology 223527 CAS Psychology - Translational Science, Center for National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Columbia University) 1 $40,307
Bates Melynn To support the creation and performance of Hindsight, a musical work commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment’s ratification, to be premiered at Oregon Bach Festival in 2020. 229300 SOMD Bach Festival National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 1 $25,000
Ernst Cheryl Building Educational Leadership for Change Cohort 3 222160 CAS AEI American English Institute Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Education 1 $884,856
Fisher Philip Early Childhood Measures Library 223527 CAS Psych/Ctr Translation Neurosci Heising-Simons Foundation 3 $400,000
Georgitis Nathan Mukurtu Hubs and Spokes: A Sustainable National Platform for Community Digital Archiving 250000 Library Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)(Washington State University) 1 $31,427
Gladney Sandra Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Capacity Building Grant 150001 SSEM Continuing & Prof Educ Bernard Osher Foundation(University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $25,000
Hartz Jill Hallie Ford Fellows Traveling Exhibition #3 531111 Jordan Schnitzer Mus of Art The Ford Family Foundation(University of Oregon Foundation) 3 $100,000
Howard Michael Hwy 99 Transit Feasibility 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage Oregon Department of Transportation(Oregon Cascades West Council of Government) 2 $60,000
Jenkins Dennis Archaeological Monitoring and Supervisory Services Proposal for the Alkali/Fort Rock Solar Energy Project, Fort Rock, Oregon 266300 MNCH/OSMA Research Ops Southern Current LLC 1 $91,217
Kennedy Jaime Historic Columbia River Highway Mitigation Sites Cultural Resources Survey and Site35HR95 Additional Testing, Hood River County, Oregon[Modification #11] 266300 MNCH/OSMA Research Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 1 $21,066
Mason Dyana The Impact of Ride Hail Services on the Accessibility of Nonprofit Services 631512 Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)(Portland State University) 1 $20,000
McGuire Krista Terroir and Microbiomes: Examining the impacts of environmental variations and farming practices on wine grapevine microbiomes 631900 Rsch Inst Ecology & Evolution Oregon Wine Board(Linfield College) 1 $24,731
McGuire Krista Interacting effects of moisture and biotic interactions on seedling recruitment in tropical forests: experimental tests of the consequences of climate variability 631900 Rsch Inst Ecology & Evolution U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation 1 $31,070
Michael Raymer   QII-TAQS: Quantum-Enhanced Telescopy 631400 Rsch Ctr Optical Molec Quant Sci National Science Foundation(University of Illinois) 4 $600,000
Morar Nicolae Translation of the Seminars of Gilles Deleuze 222540 CAS Environmental Stds Operations National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)(Purdue University) 3 $18,800
Moseley Cassandra Wildfire Science Sharing through NWFSC, 2020-2021 630700 Sustainable Environment, Institute for a U.S. Department of Interior (DOI)(U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)) 2 $106,000
Newman Judith Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Services 226540 Ed Early Childhood CARES Oregon Department of Education(Lane Education Service District) 1 $11,681,701
Newman Judith ecWeb Data System for Oregon EI/ECSE programs FY19 226540 Ed Early Childhood CARES U.S. Department of Education (USDE)(Oregon Department of Education) 2 $1,285,778
Norris Boyana YR3 Supplement: HEP Event Reconstruction with Cutting Edge Computing Architectures 223400 Computer & Information Science, Department of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)(U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) 1 $121,831
Opp-Beckman Leslie FSME Turkey - Delivery Only 222160 CAS AEI American English Institute U.S. Department of State (DOS)(FHI 360) 1 $21,851
Parker Robert Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) AmeriCorps Program 2019-2022 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)(Oregon Commission of Voluntary Action and Service) 1 $455,760
Saltzman Riki OCT Culture Fest 2020 266600 MNCH Operations Oregon Cultural Trust 1 $20,000
Saltzman Riki Two Year Addendum to Strategic Partnership 2020 and 2021 266600 MNCH Operations Oregon Historical Society 2 $30,000
Sutherland Dave Support for Graduate Student Employee, Maria Jose Marin Jarrin 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)(State of Oregon)   $29,672
Sutherland David EESLR 2019 Ecohydrological impacts of sea-level rise on flood protection and blue carbon sequestration in Pacific Northwest tidal wetlands 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)(Oregon State University) 3 $190,263
Sutherland Kelly Propulsive advantages of coordinating multiple jets by colonial marine organisms 631900 Rsch Inst Ecology & Evolution Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation 3 $1,108,875
Todahl Jeffrey Oregon Child Abuse Prevalence Statewide Study (OCAPS) 226390 Prevention of Abuse and Neglect, Center for The Ford Family Foundation(University of Oregon Foundation) 2 $75,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin TDI Acoustical Field Testing of Mass Timber Buildings 221517 DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)(Oregon State University) 1 $25,000

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