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Ohio University Research Committee announces spring 2021 funding recipients

Published: May 4, 2021 Author: Staff reports

The Ohio University Research Committee has selected four proposals for funding during its spring 2021 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $30,894.

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 six proposals requesting $41,231 in funding.

The following proposals were selected:

  • Chao-Yang Lee, Communication Sciences and Disorders: Can Dumplings Interfere with Sleep in a Cocktail Party? Processing Multi-Talker Speech in Auditory Word Recognition. Amount funded:  $7,991.
  • Chorong Oh, Communication Sciences and Disorders: Differential Diagnosis of Dementia through Analysis of Expressive Emotional Prosody. Amount funded: $7,993.
  • Mei Wei, Mechanical Engineering: Novel Magnetic Nanoworms for Cancer Treatment. Amount funded: $7,978.
  • Jennifer Shadik, Social Work: Should We Keep Zooming? Lessons Learned from Child Welfare Workers during the Pandemic. Amount funded: $6,932.

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

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