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April 23, 2017 at 2:08 pm

Eight Arts & Sciences Faculty Awarded OHIO Research Seed Funds

College of Arts & Sciences faculty received seven out of 10 Ohio University Research Committee faculty awards for funding during its spring 2017 cycle. In total, the Ohio University Research Committee awarded $74,524.

The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for new faculty and administrative staff members or established applicants seeking to start a new direction in their research. Applicants may request up to $8,000 per proposal.

The committee received a total of 25 proposals requesting $195,335 in funding.

Spring Recipients from College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Rebecca Snell

Dr. Rebecca Snell

Dr. Rebecca Snell, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology
Effect of Species Shifts on Ecosystem Service Provisioning in Forests
Amount Funded:  $7,645

Dr. Corinne Nielsen

Dr. Corinne Nielsen

Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Identifying Gene Expression Changes during the Development of Brain Arteriovenous Malformation
Amount Funded:  $8,000

Dr. Joseph Johnson

Dr. Joseph Johnson

Dr. Joseph Johnson, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Forward-thinking in Combating Emerging Infectious Diseases: Evaluating High-risk Species and High-impact Conservation for Chile 
Amount Funded:  $8,000

 

Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen

Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen

Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology
Diversity of Fruits and Seeds from the Gray Fossil Site, Tennessee, USA
Amount Funded:  $2,904

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
A Usage-Based Study of Case Marking in the Spanish Causative Hacer Construction
Amount Funded: $8,000

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

Dr. Cortney Rodet

Dr. Cortney Rodet

Dr. Glenn Dutcher, Assistant Professor of Economics, and Dr. Cortney Rodet, Assistant Professor of Economics
Routinely Creative?  A Critical Analysis of the Process by which Creative and Non-Creative Tasks are Learned
Amount Funded: $8,000

Dr. Nicole Kaufman

Dr. Nicole Kaufman

Dr. Nicole Kaufman, Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology
The Historical Development of Relationships between State Agencies and Religious Organizations in Delivering Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Ohio
Amount Funded: $7,995

For more information about guidelines, forms and requirements for the program, as well as sample funded proposals, visit www.ohio.edu/research/Funding.cfm.

For questions, please contact Carma West, grant development coordinator in the Research Division, at westc@ohio.edu; 740.593.0929.

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