Funding Friday

Posted on October 06, 2023

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It’s new funding Friday! Check out some of the grants that recently came through UNCG Sponsored Programs. 

$896,408. Christie Tongier, Human Development and Family Studies; Mary Scott-Little. “Access to Child Care Enhances Student Success (ACCESS) Project.” Sponsor:  US Department of Education.

$875,000. Shabnam Hematian, Chemistry and Biology. “Nature-Derived Materials for Redox Flow Batteries.” Sponsor: Department of Energy- Office of Science.

$642,554. Jennifer Etnier, Kinesiology; Kyoungshin Park, Jeffery Labban. “Unraveling the mechanisms of a novel music intervention for physical activity promotion in older adults.”  Sponsor: National Institute on Aging.

$592,392 (continuing award, $1,616,806 total). Melody Patterson Zoch, Teacher Education and Higher Education; Ye He, Jamie Schissel. “Project IGNITE: Innovation to Grow, Nurture, and Inspire Teachers of English-learners.” Sponsor: ED Office of English Language Acquisition.

$453,530. Mina Cook, Office of Research and Engagement; Terri Shelton. “T/TA ATOD Primary Prevention FY24.” Sponsor: The Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

$146,580. Perry Flynn. Speech Pathology. “Speech Language Pathology Service Contract with Phoenix Academy.” Sponsor: National Heritage Academies, Inc.

$117,695. Fran Pearson, Social Work. “Congregational Social Work Education Initiative (CSWEI).” Sponsor: Cone Health Foundation.

$97,395. Kristine Lundgren, Communications Sciences and Disorders. “Rockingham County School SLP Contract.” Sponsor: Rockingham County Schools.

$92,663 (continuing award, $361,782 total). Peter Holt Wilson, Teacher Education and Higher Education. “Collaborative Research: Co-Designing for Statewide Alignment of a Vision for High Quality Mathematics Instruction [VISIONS].” Sponsor: NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR).

$72,965 (continuing award, $364,825 total). Nadja Cech, Chemistry and Biochemistry. “Quorum sensing, diversity and skin inflammation.” Sponsor: National Institutes of Health.

$40,862. Ayalew Osena, Biology. “Identifying Effective Farming Practices to Reduce Risks Of Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Food Crop Productions.” Sponsor: USDA NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative.

$39,156 (continuing award, $114,944 total). Yi Zhang, Mathematics and Statistics; Thomas Lewis. “Novel Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Deterministic and Stochastic Optimization Problems with Inequality Constraints.” Sponsor: National Science Foundation.

$16,775. John Weil, NC Safe Communities; Daniel Burridge. “Lexington Police Department Domestic Violence Analysis 2022-2023.” Sponsor: Governor’s Crime Commission.

$9,749. Kimberly Miller, Community and Therapeutic Recreation. “Supporting Adapted and Inclusive Recreation Program in Greensboro Parks and Recreation.” Sponsor: City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department.

$4,220. Jeremy Rinker, Peace and Conflict Studies. “Graduate Assistant and Practice Coordinator, Landlord Tenant Dispute Program.” Sponsor: City of Greensboro Human Relation Department.

Photo by by Martin W. Kane from “Spartans in Transformative ‘Social Work Bootcamp‘”

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