Awards: January 2018

During the month of January 2018, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 33 new awards totaling more than $15.5 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.

January New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Newman Judith Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Services Early Childhood CARES Lane Education Service District 1.00 10,767,741
Singh Nadia CAREER: The Evolution of fine-scale recombination landscapes Institute for Ecology & Evolution National Science Foundation 3.50 990,346
Dou Deijing Phase 1 IUCRC University of Oregon: Center for Big Learning Computer & Information Science Department National Science Foundation 5.00 749,998
Prell Jim CAREER: One- and Two-Dimensional Fourier Transform Approaches for Characterizing Nano-Assemblies with Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry Materials Science Institute National Science Foundation 5.00 575,000
Hulse David Leveraging Natural Resource Concentration and Conveyance in the Energy Water Food Nexus to Increase Security and Resilience Institute for Sustainable Environment National Science Foundation (Oregon State University) 4.00 533,950
Hanes Jeff Freeman Internship Grant Center for Asian & Pacific Studies The Freeman Foundation 2.00 400,000
Postlethwait John Protecting the Health of Future Generations: Assessing and Preventing Exposures to Endocrine-Disrupting Flame Retardant Chemicals and PCBs in Two Alaska Native Arctic Communities on St. Lawrence Island subaward with Alaska Community Action on Tox Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health (Alaska Community Action on Toxics) 3.00 233,495
Fisher Philip FIND-NYC Robin Hood Foundation Prevention Sciences Institute Robin Hood Foundation 1.00 215,000
DeVigal Andrew Finding Common Ground School of Journalism & Communication Robert Bosch Stiftung (UO Foundation) 1.00 187,243
Singh Nadia The Genetic Basis of Phenotypic Plasticity in Meiotic Recombination rate Institute for Ecology & Evolution National Science Foundation 1.00 150,480
Huber-Stearns Heidi Co-managing risk or'parallel play? Examining connectivity across wildfire risk mitigation and fire response in the Intermountain West Institute for Sustainable Environment US Department of Interior/BLM (Oregon State University) 3.00 112,446
Larco Nico Urbanism Next Network Planning Grant Sustainable Cities Initiative National Science Foundation 1.00 99,966
Roering Josh Using landslide-dammed lakes to identify coseismic slope instability in Cascadia: Collaborative Research with University of Oregon, University of Texas, and Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) Earth Sciences US Geological Survey 1.00 64,851
DeVigal Andrew Finding Common Ground, Funder 2 School of Journalism & Communication CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Foundation (UO Foundation) 1.00 62,000
O'Neill Brian Cultural Resources Probability Model for the City of La Grande Museum of Natural and Cultural History Oregon Parks & Recreation Department 1.00 40,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Testing Better Air Environmental Probiotic Treatments Energy Studies Building Lab, College of Design Better Air North America, LLC 1.00 40,000
McKnight Jeff Deciphering the Genomic Code for Stability and Plasticity in Nucleosome Positions Institute of Molecular Biology Medical Research Foundation 1.00 40,000
Steiner Bethany Willamette Forest Service Volunteer Needs Assessment Community Service Center USDA Forest Service 1.00 35,000
Opp-Beckman Leslie Critical Thinking Online English Language Teacher Training, Pakistan America English Institute US Department of State (Evolution) 1.00 34,958
Tice James The Urban Legacy of Ancient Rome: Topographical Photographs from the Ernest Nash Fototeca Unione Collection. Architecture & Interior Arch., College of Design Samuel H.Kress Foundation (UO Foundation) 1.00 32,500
Roering Josh Joshua Roering Personnel Agreement Earth Sciences US Geological Survey 1.00 25,000
Abrams Jesse Long Term Ecological Research at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest (LTER7) Institute for Sustainable Environment National Science Foundation (Oregon State University) 2.00 24,482
Toomey Douglas BLM Idaho and Oregon/Washington Remote Wildfire Detection and Monitoring Systems Earth Sciences US Department of the Interior/BLM (University of Nevada) 1.00 20,710
Saltzman Riki Oregon Traditional Arts Apprenticeships, FY19 - Oregon Community Foundation Oregon Folklife Network, Acadmic Extension Oregon Community Foundation (UO Foundation) 1.00 20,000
Georgitis Nathan Gathering Voices: A Community Archives Project of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and UO Libraries Libraries Oregon Parks & Recreation Department 1.00 17,014
Amos Adell In Situ Groundwater Rights Law School Nature Conservancy 1.00 16,734
Connolly Thomas Jackson County Forensic Services Museum of Natural and Cultural History Jackson County 1.00 16,200
Abia-Smith Lisa JSMA Museum Access for Kids Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Kennedy Center 1.00 12,000
O'Neill Brian Cultural Resource Inventory of the Riverfront Park Trail Phase II Project, Roseburg Museum of Natural and Cultural History City of Roseburg 1.00 9,788
Le Duc Andre 2017/2018 DUII HVE Enforcement Grant Police Department Oregon Impact 1.00 9,126
Thomas Amanda RAPID: Deploying a dense network to record seismicity at the Rattlesnake Ridge landslide Earth Sciences National Science Foundation 1.00 8,719
de Lorenzo David Cataloging UO Library's Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Libraries Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation (UO Foundation) 1.00 8,000
Mital Steve SCORE Outreach Project, 2017-18 Office of Sustainability, Campus Planning & Facilities Mgt Eugene Water & Electric Board 1.00 3,000

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