Current Year Faculty Grants

The Sponsored Research Office posts current year grant awards to the MiddPoints blog. Below is a collection of links to current year faculty grant blog posts. To view faculty grants from prior academic years, please visit the Grants and Sponsored Programs office's faculty grant page here.

Recent Faculty Grants

MiddPoints Weekly » Faculty Grants (10)

Peggy Nelson awarded supplemental NSF funding

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 3:09pm
Peggy Nelson (Sociology-Anthropology) has received an REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Supplement to the National Science Foundation grant awarded last summer to Peggy and a collaborator from Wellesley, titled Social and Biogenetic Factors of New Forms of Families. This additional … Continue reading

Frank Winkler awarded NASA funding

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:22pm
Frank Winkler (Emeritus Professor, Physics) has been awarded funding from the NASA-funded Space Telescope Science Institute for his role in a collaborative research project involving researchers at STScI and University of Toronto. This project entails  observations from the Hubble Space Telescope … Continue reading

John Emerson awarded funding to develop statistics materials

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:57am
John Emerson (Mathematics) received a modest grant through the Yale University Provost’s Fund for support of a project  titled Advances in Statistical Software Environments, on which he is working while on academic leave this year. The project grows out of … Continue reading

John Schmitt granted funds to attend combinatorics workshop

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:56am
John Schmitt (Mathematics) received a grant from the NSF-sponsored Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, to attend a workshop this fall titled Probabilistic and Extremal Combinatorics. While there, he presented a poster … Continue reading

John Schmitt awarded conference funding from the National Security Agency

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:48pm
John Schmitt (Mathematics) and colleagues from Dartmouth College, Bard College, Smith College, St. Michael’s College, SUNY Albany, Wesleyan University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute have received funding from the National Security Agency  for two conferences this year on discrete mathematics. The first … Continue reading

VGN Awards for Glen Ernstrom, Clarissa Parker, and AJ Vasiliou

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:45pm
Vermont Genetics Network grants for Research in the Biomedical Sciences Middlebury College is one of the baccalaureate partner institutions participating in a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to the University of Vermont. This grant continues the Vermont … Continue reading

NEH funding for Christian Keathley and Jason Mittell

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:27am
Christian Keathley and Jason Mittell (both Film and Media Culture) have received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support a two-week workshop at Middlebury in June 2015. Twelve participants will come to campus to explore the topic … Continue reading

Peggy Nelson awarded NSF funding for collaborative research

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:48am
Peggy Nelson (Sociology-Anthropology) and a colleague at Wellesley College have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for a two-year project titled Social and Biogenetic Factors of New Forms of Families. The goal of this project is to … Continue reading

Peter Nelson receives NSF funding for international collaboration

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:05am
Peter Nelson (Geography) and a colleague at Point Park University have received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled International Rural Gentrification; research teams from the United Kingdom and France are also funded through their … Continue reading

Catherine Combelles awarded an NIH R15 research grant

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:04am
Catherine Combelles (Biology) has been awarded an R15 research grant through the National Institutes of Health’s AREA (Academic Research Enhancement Award) program. This grant will support work to determine the effects of endocrine-disrupting compounds on the oocyte and the ovarian … Continue reading

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