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Office of Research Support Announces New Grants

Office of Research Support Announces New Grants

Monday, July 11, 2016

SSRI grants The Duke University Office of Research Support has announced the latest grant awards for the University, including its interdisciplinary institutes and centers. With support from the SSRI Grants team, led by Heather Tipaldos, SSRI faculty and affiliates at the Duke University Population Research Institute (DuPRI) have been awarded numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health, William R. Kenan Charitable Trust and A. J. Fletcher Foundation, just to name a few.

Below is the listing of the recent awards with details about the projects and funding.

Elizabeth J. Gifford of the Center for Child and Family Policy has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “The Intergeneration Effects of Criminal Justice Policies on Substance Use Crimes.” Total funding will be $715,500 over 35 months.

Scott Lynch of DuPRI Grants – Sociology has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “Bridge Funding: Social, Medical and Economic Demography of Aging.” Total funding will be $316,985 over 10 months.

Frederick Mayer of SSRI Grants – Sanford School has received an award from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation for a project entitled “The North Carolina Leadership Forum, Z. Smith Reynolds.” Total funding will be $30,000 over 12 months.

Frederick Mayer of SSRI Grants – Sanford School has received an award from the A. J. Fletcher Foundation for a project entitled “Beyond Gerrymandering: Impartial Redistricting for North Carolina.” Total funding will be $15,000 over 12 months.

Jan Riggsbee of SSRI – Education has received an award from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust for a project entitled “Duke TeachHouse.” Total funding will be $150,000 over 24 months.

Jenny Tung of DuPRI Grants – Evolutionary Anthropology has received an award from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for a project entitled “Sloan Foundation Research Fellow Award.” Total funding will be $55,000 over 24 months.

Stephen B. Vaisey of DuPRI Grants – Sociology has received an award from the University of Southern California for a project entitled “The Spread and Impact of Moral Messages: Machine Learning, Network Evolution, and Behavioral Prediction.” Total funding will be $198,036 over 26 months.

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