General Research Fund (GRF) Spring 2011 Award Announcement:
The Research Office received 21 proposals for this solicitation with requests totaling $197,575. After review and evaluation the Research Council provided this office with a prioritized list of proposals. The Vice President for Research has approved funding for 5 proposals with combined budgets of $48,580.
The following proposals have been selected for funding:
Campana, Michael (Dept. of Geosciences, College of Science): “Surface Water Quality Modeling in the Kura-Araks River Basin of the South Caucasus”
Elston, Julie (Dept. of International Business, College of Business): “Entrepreneurship Dynamics and Firm Growth in China”
Jolles, Anna (Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine): “Effects of Intensive Forest Management on Health, Immunity, and Infectious Disease Prevalence in Wild Deer Mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) in the Oregon Coast Range”
Rao, Sujaya (Dept. of Crop and Soil Science, College of Agricultural Sciences): “Bee Pollinators for Increased Oilseed Yield of Meadowfoam in the Willamette Valley”
Suryan, Robert (Hatfield Marine Science Center, Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife, College of Agricultural Sciences): “Do Predator Diets Signal Changes in Forage Fish Populations? Implications for Food Web Dynamics and Ecosystem Indicators”