P3-R1 Grant Program Awardees Are Announced
March 30, 2021
The university has announced the first awards under the new P3-R1 Grant Program. The program provides institutional support for doctoral research assistants and postdoctoral scholars. Support is provided to faculty principal investigators (PIs) who secure external funding that meets the R1 goals of the university. Twenty-four awards were made to 23 distinct faculty PIs in the College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Natural Resources, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, College of Graduate Studies and College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. This institutional funding will support eight postdoctoral scholars and 22 doctoral research assistants.
PIs receiving awards are Julie Amador, Luigi Boschetti, Liz Cassel, Teresa Cohn, Louise-Marie Dandurand, Tara Hudiburg, Brian Johnson, Adam Jones, Alex Karasev, Leda Kobziar, Marshall Ma, Mark McGuire, Jerry McMurtry, Craig Miller, Diana Mitchell, Eric Mittelstaedt, Brenda Murdoch, Scott Nuismer, Christine Parent, Ting-Yen Shih, Mike Strickland, Kerri Vierling and Holly Wichman.
The P3-R1 Grant Matching Program will continue to make awards monthly to qualifying grants. PIs can see full criteria and apply for match online. Awards are approved by the P3-R1 Committee.
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