Provost’s Grant Program for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University

The Provost’s Grant Program for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the
Diversity Goals of the University
 
The Provost is pleased to announce the 12 awardees of the fourth competition for the Provost’s Grant Program for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University. Awards, of up to $25,000 each, support new or ongoing research and scholarship, seed funding for innovative research for which external funding would be difficult to obtain, and curricular development projects.
 
December 2014 Awardees and Titles of Funded Projects
 
Department of Health Policy and Management
Mailman School of Public Health
Do Stronger Gun Violence Prevention Laws Promote Healthier Communities?  Exploring the Relationship between Health Outcomes and Firearms Legislation Funding, Implementation & Enforcement
 
School of Nursing
Feasibility and Acceptability of an Online Maternity Education Platform
 
Department of Political Science
Arts and Sciences
The Spotlight's Harsh Glare: Rethinking Publicity and International Order
 
School of Social Work
Black Face to Ferguson: A Mixed Methodological Examination of Media Racism, Media Activism and Health
 
Department of Pediatrics
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Hispanic Adolescents and Parent Discordance about Reproductive Health Trials
 
Department of Pediatrics
College of Physicians and Surgeons
The Impact of Physical Activity Level on Environmental and Epigenetic Mechanisms in Asthma
 
Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Queues with synchronization in cloud computing
 
Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Modeling chemical driven fractured rocks by integrating 3D printing digenesis and multiscale computations
 
Department of Psychology
Arts and Sciences
Critical Periods for Intergenerational Fear Transmission in Humans
 
Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
College of Physicians and Surgeons
The role of ubiquitination in neurotransmitter release
 
Department of Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Understanding gender differences in atrial fibrillation using a novel transgenic mouse model
 
Department of Neurology
College of Physicians and Surgeons
The role of selective macroautophagy in neurodegeneration
 
For a full list of awardees, click here.