Top Awards from Public Sponsors, July 2018

News for Researchers

August 29, 2018

The following list of awards from public entities includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more between June 16, 2018, and July 15, 2018, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Bureau of Sociological Research
L. Witt-Swanson, C. Seay
$249,649
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
2018-2019 Student Health and Risk Prevention Surveillance System

Dean’s Office, Cooperative Extension/Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program
C. Hibberd
$1,118,920
Nebraska Department of Transportation
Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program FY 2019

Department of Animal Science/School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
H. Vu, F. Osorio
$489,934
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Development of a Broadly Protective Diva Marker Vaccine Against Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus

Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies
H. Raikes
$734,694
Save the Children
Evaluation of Early Steps to School Success

Department of Educational Psychology/Department of Psychology/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
G. Nugent, J. Bovaird, L. Crockett, K. Rudasill, S. Sheridan, L. Wheeler
$3,299,957
U.S. Department of Education-Institute of Education Sciences
Testing the Efficacy of INSIGHTS for Promoting Positive Learning Environments and Academic Achievement in Nebraska: A Replication Study

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
H. Otu, K. Sayood
$399,477
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Library of Medicine
Identification and Characterization of Interaction Atlases in Human

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
C. Nelson
$238,582
University of Nebraska at Omaha
UNO-NASA Space Grant: MORS: Modular Robotic Suit as an Exercise System for Maintenance of Muscle Strength of Astronauts during Long-Term Space Missions

Department of Psychology
R. Bevins
$1,786,220
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of Drug Abuse
Interoceptive Conditioning with Nicotine: Changes in Abuse Liability

Department of Psychology/Office of Research and Economic Development
T. Nelson, B. Brock, J. Nelson
$2,443,777
U.S. DHHS-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Executive Control and Adolescent Weight Trajectories

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
M. Asadollahi Pajouh, R. Bielenberg, R. Faller, J. Schmidt, C. Stolle
$400,000
National Academy of Sciences-National Cooperative Highway Research Program
Determination of Zone of Intrusion Envelopes under MASH Impact Conditions for Rigid Barrier

Nebraska Water Center
C. Ray
$277,005
Department of the Interior-U.S. Geological Survey
USGS Nebraska Water Resources 104B 2016-2020

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
J. Brown
$20,807,236
U.S. Department of Education
Federal Financial Aid to Students-Pell Grant

Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
L. Males
$361,292
CPM Educational Program
Examining the Impact of the CPM Implementation in an Urban District

University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
L. Pytlik Zillig, M. DeKraai
$239,901
National Center for State Courts
Research and Evaluation of Courts Pilot Public Engagement Projects


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