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Ohio University Research Committee selects six proposals for spring funding

From staff reports | Mar 14, 2014

The Ohio University Research Committee has selected six faculty proposals for funding during its spring 2014 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $46,026.

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 10 proposals requesting $75,066 in funding. The spring 2014 funding recipients are:

Robert Colvin
Professor, Biological Sciences
A Hybrid Culture Model of Human Disease
Amount Funded: $8,000

Pearl Gluck         
Visiting Professor, Film
Amount Funded: $8,000

Sarah Davis         
Assistant Professor, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Resolving Age-mediated Responses of Forest Carbon Sequestration to Climate Change
Amount Funded: $7,979

Julio Arauz                                         
Assistant Professor, McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems
Machine Learning in the Actuating Internet of Things
Amount Funded: $7,932

Vladimir Marchenkov                                                                                                                     Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts
Three Borises: Poetic Truth Against the Will to Power
Amount Funded: $6,155

Charlie Morgan           
Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
International Couples Shaping Immigration in Japan                      
Amount Funded: $7,960

The Ohio University Research Committee will offer two cycles of funding, in fall and spring, during the 2014-15 school year. For more information, visit www.ohio.edu/reserach/funding.cfm.