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

Faculty Grants – MiddPoints (10)

Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs Open Office Hours for Faculty in October

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 8:24am
COME TALK TO OGSP STAFF ABOUT FACULTY GRANTS!!! The Office of Grants & Sponsored Programs is holding Drop In Office Hours at the following times in October Wednesday, October 12, 4:30-5:30 pm, Axinn Winter Garden Wednesday, October 26, 4:30-5:30 pm, McCardell Bicentennial Hall 331 (thru the front entrance, behind the stairs) At these Drop In […]

Carlos Vélez‐Blasini receives grant from Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:14am
Carlos Vélez‐Blasini (Psychology) has received a grant from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. The grant provides support for a study of the relationship between use of social networking sites, normative beliefs about sex, and relationship quality variables in US adults in and out of stable relationships. The work will provide insights […]

Christian Keathley and Jason Mittell receive NEH funding for workshops

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 9:24am
Christian Keathley and Jason Mittell (both Film and Media Culture) have received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities through the NEH Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program for a project titled Scholarship in Sound and Image. The grant will support a pair of  two week workshops to be held  at […]

NSF Equipment Grant Supports Geology Research

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:11am
Will Amidon, Ray Coish, and Pete Ryan (all Geology) have received support from the National Science Foundation for the purchase of a laser to accompany the department’s existing inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS) instrument. This new instrumentation will give Middlebury College the ability to analyze isotope ratios and trace element concentrations of virtually all […]

Clarissa Parker receives grant from National Institutes of Health

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 9:35am
Clarissa Parker (Psychology and Neuroscience) has been awarded a research grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse through NIH’s R15 AREA program. The grant provides three years of funding to support a project titled Genome-Wide Association for Affective Withdrawal in Outbred Mice. The goal of this work is to use a highly recombinant mouse population […]

AJ Vasiliou receives grant from National Science Foundation

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:04pm
AnGayle (AJ) Vasiliou (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received a National Science Foundation grant through the Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) mechanism for a project titled RUI: Sulfur Chemistry: Molecular Mechanisms. The proposed work seeks to answer questions regarding the reaction mechanisms for the thermal decomposition of sulfur compounds encountered in petroleum and biofuels, which is […]

Vermont Genetics Network grants for research in the biomedical sciences to David Allen, Amanda Crocker, Michael Dash, Michael Durst, Glen Ernstrom, Clarissa Parker, and AJ Vasiliou

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:42am
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 Genetics Network support that has been an important source of funding for faculty and student research during the past decade. Project grants support summer and […]

NSF Day at the University of Maine on October 13, 2016

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:41am
The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the University of Maine are hosting an NSF Day to be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm at the Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street in Bangor, Maine. NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for […]

Will Amidon receives collaborative grant from National Science Foundation

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 8:25am
Will Amidon (Geology) has received support from the National Science Foundation for a project titled Testing Models of Passive Margin Rejuvenation in the Eastern U.S. He and a collaborator at the State University of New York Plattsburgh received a three year grant to work on understanding mountain uplift and erosion over the last 100 million […]

Frank Winkler receives grant from NASA’s Space Telescope Science Institute for Collaborative Research

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 3:31pm
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 Curtin University in Australia and Johns Hopkins University. This project entails observations from the Hubble Space Telescope and is titled Diagnosing the super-Eddington accretion/outflow regime using the microquasar […]

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