January 2019 Awards Report


During the month of January 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 25 new awards totaling more than $1.5 million in support of research activities.*

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

January New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Abia-Smith Lisa JSMA Museum Access for Kids Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Kennedy Center, Washington, DC 1 $6,092
Brown Anne Applying an Equity Lens to Automated Payment Solutions for Public Transportation Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) (Portland State University) 2 $66,033
Cary Mari Evaluation of Lane STEM's Coder-in-Residence Program Ed Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education (USDE) (Lane Education Service District) 2 $131,788
Enright Chris SLICES: Prioritizing and tracking progress towards collective impact in the Santiam and a long-term home for mainstem Willamette Slices website Rsch ISE Institute for a Sustainable Environmt Meyer Memorial Trust 2 $55,000
Hester Nathalie Inventing America in Baroque Italy: Columbus, Vespucci, and New World Epic College of Arts and Science Dean's Office National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 1 $60,000
Huber-Stearns Heidi Actor investment in climate change mitigation and adaptation activities on national forests Rsch ISE Inst Sustainable Environmt U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) (Colorado State University) 2 $60,909
Johnson Darren Minteq Testing Agreement Materials Science Institute (Chemistry) Minteq International Inc. 1 $5,000
Kato Ken GIS & Mapping Services for City of Madras Safety & Risk Services City of Madras 1 $776
Kennedy Patrick Multiple-choice Online Causal Comprehension Assessment for Adults: Measuring Individual Differences in Reading Comprehension Ability of Struggling Adult Learners by Text Type (MOCCA-College) Rsch CTL Admin & Finance Ops U.S. Department of Education (USDE) (University of California) 3 $56,078
Kennedy Jaime Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail Project MNCH/OSMA Research Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 1 $26,784
Lafer Gordon Federal Labor Law Reform Labor Ed & Research Ctr Economic Policy Institute 1 $45,000
Le Duc Andre 2018/2019 DUII OT Enforcement Grant Police Department U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) (Oregon Impact) 1 $3,000
McCurdy Carrie Interrupting the Vicious Cycle of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome CAS Human Physiology HPHY National Institutes of Health (NIH) (University of Colorado) 1 $173,709
McIntosh Kent Technical Assistance Center to Support Evidence-based Practices: SISEP III Ed ECS Educ and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education (USDE) (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) 1 $20,000
Meacham James Phase 11 Atlas of Wildlife Migration: Wyoming's Ungulates CAS Geography Operations Knobloch Family Foundation (University of Wyoming) 1 $36,138
Newman Judith Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Services Ed Early Childhood CARES Oregon Department of Education (Lane Education Service District) 1 $24,500
Parker Robert Low Impact Development Strategies in the McKenzie River Basin Institute for DSGN Policy Research and Engagement Eugene Water & Electric Board 1 $25,000
Parker Robert AARP Age Friendly Communities Survey DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage American Association of Retired Persons 1 $15,000
Pluth Michael Molecular Receptors and Devices for Hydrogen Sulfide Detection and Quantification Rsch Chemistry Mat Sci Inst M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust (University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $60,000
Rowe Dawn Center for Transition and Career Innovation Ed DESTNY Disability State of Maryland (University of Maryland) 1 $200,000
Russel Kory Sanitary Green Space: a closed-looped sanitation system for growing green communities Institute for a Sustainable Environment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 1 $14,971
Smith Jeanie Literacy Study Group for Teachers of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Ed Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education (USDE) (University of Alabama) 1 $10,000
Steiner Bethany Talent Parks System Master Plan Update DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage City of Talent 1 $56,000
Westerfield Monte The Alliance of Genome Resources: towards integration of six model organism databases and the Gene Ontology Consortium Rsch Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health (NIH) (California Institute of Technology) 1 $350,000
Yang Yizhao CREEC Senior Professionals Training Program Sustainable Cities Initiative China Railway Eryuan engineering Group Co. Ltd. 1 $69,000

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