Grants Awarded, FY2017
Grants Awarded July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates, extension to 12/31/2016, additional $46,773. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Modification No. 1 to RSA No. 1548533, pursuant to JPL NASA Prime Contract No. NNN12AA01C.
Ambrose, William (PI). Recovery and Growth of Commercial Sized and Sub-Commercial Sized Blood Worm (Glycera dibranchiata) in Mid Coast Maine, $5,000, 7/15/2016 – 12/31/2016. Source: Maine Department of Marine Resources, Contract No. 13A-20160707*0057.
Robert, Genevieve (PI). RUI: Melt Viscosities in Silica-Undersaturated Systems, $136,265, 9/1/2016 – 8/31/2019. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. EAR-1624321.
Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Stellar Insights into Solar Magnetism: Exploring Fundamental Dynamo Physics across the Lower Main Sequence, $13,054, 8/1/2016 – 12/7/2016. Source: University of Colorado at Boulder, Subaward No. 1553828, from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Award No. NNX16AC92G.
Ashwell, Lauren (Fellow). Projection and Desire, $75,000, 8/1/2016 – 7/31/2017. Source: American Council of Learned Societies, Frederick Burkhardt Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars. Residency in the Philosophy Department at Harvard University.
Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). How Compact Is the Stellar Mass in Eddington-Limited Starbursts?, $107,883, 8/1/2016 – 7/31/2018. Source: Space Telescope Science Institute grant no. HST-GO-13689.009-A, under NASA contract NAS5-26555.
Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement at Joint Quantum Institute, $27,239, 8/1/2016 – 9/30/2016. Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, award no. IP1612.
Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Investigating Therapies for Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $88,000, 8/1/2016 – 7/31/2017. Source: Pitt-Hopkins Research Foundation, grant no. 016.
Kennedy, Andrew (INBRE Investigator). Epigenetic Mechanisms of Memory Formation, $84,828, 9/1/2016 – 4/30/2017. Source: MDI Biological Laboratory, Amendment to Subaward No. P20GM103423-16BATES, from NIH – National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Douglass, Amy (PI). RUI: Can Brief Social Interactions Undermine System Variable Protections against False Eyewitness Identifications?, $127,858, 9/15/2016 – 8/31/2018. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. SES-1627433.
Wenzel, Thomas (PI). Collaborative Research: Moving Faculty from Experimentation with to Long-term Adoption of Engaged Student Learning in Analytical Chemistry, $632,070, 9/15/2016 – 8/31/2019. Source: National Science Foundation: DUE-1624898.
Mills, Daniel (Project Director). Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection, $50,000. Source: Henry Luce Foundation.
Mills, Daniel (Project Director). Phantom Punch: Saudi.Art.Now., $100,000, 10/14/2016 – 3/30/2017. Source: King Abulaziz Center for World Culture, via Culturunners Ltd.
Aronson, Krista (PI). The Picture Book Project, $20,197, 10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017. Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries, Award No. SP-02-16-0006-16.
Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Stellar Insights into Solar Magnetism, $32,697, 12/8/2016 – 12/7/2017. Source: University of Colorado at Boulder, Subaward No. 1553828, Modification No. 1, from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Award No. NNX16AC92G.
Tefft, Nathan (PI). The Economic Case for Eating Disorders Prevention and Early Detection: A Comparative Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Six Intervention Strategies, $10,434, 12/1/2016 – 11/30/2017. Source: Boston Children’s Hospital, extension and amendment to prior award, subaward of grant from the National Eating Disorders Association.
Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar and Jeffrey Oishi (Co-PIs). Transforming the Integration of Teaching and Research in Physics and Astronomy at Bates College, $22,495, 1/25/2017 – 1/24/2018. Source: Maine Space Grant Consortium, Award No. SG-17-23.
Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates. $51,892, 2/15/2017 – 7/31/2017. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, RSA No. 1568853.
Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). The Stellar MRI. $50,000, 1/1/2017 – 12/31/2017. Source: Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement, Scialog Time Domain Astrophysics, Award No. 24231.
Shaw, Caroline (PI). Beyond Sticks and Stones: A Modern History of Reputation in Britain. $6,000, 6/1/2017 – 8/31/2017. Source: National Endowment for the Humanities.
Wenzel, Thomas (PI). Collaborative Research: Moving Faculty from Experimentation With to Long-term Adoption of Engaged Student Learning in Analytical Chemistry. Supplement: $25,000. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. DUE-1624898 Amendment No. 001.
Faure, Laura (Project Director). Bates Dance Festival. $40,000, 1/1/2017 – 10/31/2017. Source: National Endowment for the Arts, Grant No. 17-3300-7015.
Ambrose, William (Program Director). Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement: Arctic Observatory Network. $46,056, 6/15/2017 – 8/31/2017. Source: National Science Foundation, PLR-1545644 Amendment No. 2.
Bavis, Ryan (Site Director). Comparative Functional Genomics INBRE in Maine. $614,272, 5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018. Source: Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, subaward and amendment no. 1 of NIH-NIGMS Award No. P20GM103423-17.
Greene, Michelle R. (PI). Collaborative Research: RUI: Uncovering the Neural Dynamics of Scene Categorization through Electroencephalography, Machine Learning, and Neuromodulation. $304,266, 8/1/2017 – 7/31/2020. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. BCS-1736274.