October 2018

During the month of October 2018, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 37 new awards totaling more than $4.3 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.

October New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Allen Nick Online social support for young people with mental health problems: Discovering what works CAS Psychology - Psychology, Dept. of Jacobs Foundation (Society for Research in Child Development) 1 $15,000
Banks Megan Climate Responsive Design with Community-Based Passive Solar Development Sustainable Cities Initiative JPB Foundation, The (University of Wisconsin System) 1 $4,000
Bruce Josh FEMA Cooperating Technical Partnership - Mitigation Implementation DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 2 $250,000
Bruce Josh FEMA Cooperating Technical Partnership - RiskMAP Administration DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 1 $50,000
Bruce Josh ShakeAlert EEW Emergency Management Education and Outreach DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for U.S. Geological Survey 1 $50,000
Connolly Thomas Burial Recovery near Tenmile Creek, Lane County Museum of Anthropology Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians 1 $19,678
Cronce Jessica Social Norms and Skills Training: Motivating Campus Change Prevention Sci Inst Operations National Institutes of Health (NIH) (University of Washington) 5 $85,162
Delaney Jace NCAA Periodization Study - Phase 2 Athletics National Collegiate Athletic Association (University of Connecticut) 1 $5,000
Dufek Josef Magma Waves, Magma Wagging and Volcanic Oscillations CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Science Foundation (Yale University) 2 $111,392
Elzeyadi Ihab Elzayadi Fellowship Energy Trust: Net-Zero Schools from Process to Impacts DSGN Architecture & Interior Architecture, Department of Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc. 2 $26,000
Fisher Philip Harvard Frontiers of Innovation FY18 Buffett Prevention Sci Inst Operations Buffet Early Childhood Fund (Harvard University) 1 $40,909
Fisher Philip Transition to Scale for the FIND Program CAS Psychology - Translational Neuroscience, Center for Hemera Foundation (Harvard University) 1 $225,435
Fitzpatrick Scott DDRI: Investigating the Origins of Monumental Architecture on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Anthropology, Department of National Science Foundation 2 $29,923
Glang Ann Strengthening Concussion Education by Engaging Medical Staff: Continued Program Development and Evaluation Brain Injury Research Training, Center On The Pac-12 Conference (Seattle Children's Research Institute) 1 $43,832
Hahn Mike EPCS 26828 (Hahn): Fixed Price Agreement under existing MSA Human Physiology Nike, Inc. 1 $80,500
Hahn Mike EPCS 26848 (Hahn): Fixed Price Agreement under existing MSA Human Physiology Nike, Inc. 1 $15,500
Hartz Jill FY 19 Operating Support Grant Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Oregon Arts Commission 1 $10,885
Jenkins Dennis Archaeological Services Proposal for the Kruse Properties, Fort Rock, Lake County, Oregon Museum of Anthropology NewSun Cascade Development Services 1 $237,866
Khurana Atika Determined to Succeed? Maturation, Motivation and Gender Gaps in Educational Achievement Prevention Sci Inst Operations Research Council of Norway (Institute for Social Research) 3 $28,666
Kjellstrand Jean Responsible Fatherhood Opportunities for Reentry and Mobility (ReFORM) - Year 3 Equity Promotion, Center for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (State of Washington)   $134,958
Ko Yekang Intra-Urban Variability in Black Carbon Deposition: Rates, Pathways, and Determinants DSGN Landscape Architecture, Department of University of Texas, The 1 $26,664
Lowd Daniel MediFor 2: Refinement and Integration of Integrity Reasoning Engine Computer & Information Science, Department of U.S. Department of Defense (Kitware, Inc.)   $649,032
Malony Allen LLNL Apollo Project Oregon Advanced Computing Institute for Science & Society U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $128,442
McGuire Krista Interacting effects of moisture and biotic interactions on seedling recruitment in tropical forests: experimental tests of the consequences of climate variability Ecology & Evolution, Institute of U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation 4 $40,935
Norgaard Kari NWCSC Tribal Forest-USFS-PSW Sociology, Department of U.S. Geological Survey(U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1 $47,807
O'Driscoll Leland USGS IPA: ShakeAlert Technical Engagement Coordinator CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) U.S. Geological Survey 1 $60,000
Opp-Beckman Leslie Fostering Student Motivation American English Institute U.S. Department of State (DOS) (FHI 360) 1 $30,000
Opp-Beckman Leslie Telling Stories in English: Communicative Instruction for Reading and Writing SkillsChile ELTT PAS-SANTIAGO-FY18 American English Institute U.S. Department of State (DOS) 1 $44,584
Opp-Beckman Leslie OAS PD Scholarship Program, 5-Week Courses American English Institute Organization of American States 1 $16,450
Parker Robert Oregon Winery Visitor Profile and Impact Assessment DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for Travel Oregon (Oregon Wine Board) 1 $50,000
Parker Robert North Coast Visitor Profile DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for Travel Oregon 1 $18,500
Paty Carol Plasma Instrument for Magnetic Sounding (PIMS) CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (Johns Hopkins University) 5 $221,165
Saltzman Riki Oregon Folklife Network Operating Support FY19 Academic Extension Oregon Arts Commission 1 $4,959
Schlossberg Marc Matching the Speed of Technology with the Speed of Local Government: developing Flexible Codes and Policies Related to the Possible Impacts of Autonomous Vehicles on Cities. Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) (Portland State University) 1 $84,250
Sykes Julie Pacific Northwest Pathways Collective Applied Second Language Studies, Center for National Security Education Program (NSEP) (Portland State University) 2 $129,779
Wang Hailin Quantum control based on real-time environment analysis by spectator qubits Oregon Center for Optical, Molecular, and Quantum Science Office of Naval Research (Duke University) 5 $1,067,500
Westerfield Monte Development of Germplasm Resources for Preservation of Aquatic Models Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Louisiana State University) 4 $295,000