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External Research Grants since 2005 (listed by initial year of award)
2015

Michigan State University Environmental Science and Policy Program-AgBioResearch Interdisciplinary Team Building Initiative, (PI: Sean Valles. Co-PIs: Kevin C. Elliott, Mark A. Largent, and Aaron M. McCright), Testing Communication Tactics for Overcoming Skepticism [2015 -2016] $6,830

Michigan State University Science and Society at State Collaborative Grant Award, (PI: Patricia Soranno, Co-PIs: Kendra Spence Cheruvelil, Kevin Elliott, Georgina Montgomery, Pang-Ning Tan), Conceptions of Good Science in a Data-Rich World [2015 -2016] $10,000

2014

National Science Foundation, (Elliott, Cheruvelil, Montgomery, Settles, Soranno), Ethical Standards and Practices of Environmental Scientists: Does Team Diversity Matter? [2014 -2019] $600,000

National Science Foundation, (LaDuca, Swain), REU Site: Cross-Disciplinary Training in Sustainable Chemistry and Chemical Processes [2014 -2017] $270,000

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Education, (Pennock, LaDuca, Chivukula, Krajcik, Urban-Lurain), LEVERS: Leveraging Engagement and Vision to Encourage Retention in STEM [2014 -2019] $1,500,000

National Science Foundation, (Smith, Pennock, Lenski, Ofria, Mead), Active LENS: Learning Evolution and the Nature of Science using Evolution in Action [2014 -2017] $2,997,091

National Science Foundation, (Waller), Psychometrics and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: Reconstructing Debates about Intelligence and Educational Opportunity in Post-WWII United States [2014 -2015] $14,974

Dow Foundation Herbert and Grace Research Grant, (Simmons, Renn, Chivukula, Urban-Lurain), Launching, Accelerating, and Multiplying STEM Students for Michigan: The Michigan State University STEM Success Program [2014 -2017] $2,500,000

Michigan State University Environmental Science and Policy Program-AgBioResearch Interdisciplinary Team Building Initiative, (PI: Aaron M. McCright. Co-PIs: Thomas Dietz, Julie Libarkin, Robert B. Richardson, and Bruno Takahashi), Advancing MSU Expertise in Environmental Decision-Making [2014 -2016] $9,700

Science, Technology, & Society Grant, National Science Foundation, (PI: Logan Williams. Co-PIs: Naoko Wake, Kyle Whyte, Shobita Parthasarathy), Knowledge From the Margins Conference [2014 -2015] $25,000


2013

National Security Agency, (Zeleke, Bell, Gerhardt), Summer Undergraduate Research Institute in Experimental Mathematics (SURIEM) [2013 -2015] $186,854

University of Cambridge, (Bellon), The Virtues of Evolutionary Research: Moral Behavior at the Intersection of Science and Religion [2013 -2013] $56,820

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (O'Shea), Unlocking the secrets of absorption line complexes in the intergalactic medium [2013 -2014] $59,890

National Science Foundation , (Valles, O’Rourke, Whyte, Dietz), Collaborative Research: Values and Policy in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science: A Dialogue-based Framework for Ethics Education [2013 -2016] $196,759

Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, Inc. , (Sweeder), Analyzing Student Performance on the MCAT to Enhance Premedical Student Advising [2013 -2013] $500

Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims Research Grant, (Naoko Wake), Hiroshima/Nagasaki Beyond the Ocean [2013 -2015] $5,000


2012

National Science Foundation Research Grant, (Gerhardt), Algebraic K-Theory and Equivariant Homotopy Theory [2012 -2017] $405,230

National Science Foundation S-STEM Grant, (Millenbah, LaDuca, Shipman, Sweeder and Zeleke), Science Scholarship Program at Lyman Briggs College Phase 2 [2012 -2016] $599,834

IREX - United States Department of State, (Upda, Gass, Prestel, Millenbah, Murphy, Strong), Iraq University Linkage Program: Collaborations in Higher Education between Michigan State University and University of Duhok, Iraq [2012 -2014] $1,000,000

John Templeton Foundation, (Pennock), The Scientific Virtues: Planning Grant for a National Survey of the Ethical Perceptions of Scientific Leaders [2012 -2012] $99,765

NASA, (O'Shea), Modeling Multi-wavelength Observations of Galaxy Clusters with Adaptive Mesh Refinement Cosmological Simulations [2012 -2015] $530,121

National Science Foundation, (O'Shea), Collaborative Research: Software Institute for Methodologies and Abstractions for HPC Simulation Codes on Future Architectures [2012 -2013] $9,218

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, (Murphy), Cell-Free Neurochemical Screening Assays to predict Adverse Effects in Mammals, Fish, and Birds [2012 -2015] $201,811

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, (Urquhart), Nicaragua Baird's Tapir Conservation Initiative [2012 -2014] $25,000

U.S. Geological Survey, (Bartholic, Wolfson, Cheruvelil, Gasteyer), 2012 Annual NIWR USGS Project [2012 -2016] $92,335

MSU-HARP-Development Research Grant, (Bellon), Patience and Panoramas: the Moral Status of Inductive Science in Victorian Britain [2012 -2014] $22,161

Huron River Watershed Council , (Cheruvelil, Soranno), Revision, update, and validation of the lake-specific model for establishing expected nutrient conditions in Michigan lakes [2012 -2014] $116,965

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant, (Montgomery), Creating Amboseli National Park: Contesting Maasai Pastoralism and Saving Wildlife in Kenya [2012 -2013] $17,924

Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies Research Grant, (Naoko Wake), Bombing Americans: Gender and Trans-Pacific Remembering after World War II [2012 -2013] $2,000


2011

National Science Foundation Macrosystems Program, (Soranno, Cheruvelil, Tang, Stanley, Lottig, Downing), The Effects of Cross-scale Interactions on Freshwater Ecosystem State across Space and Time [2011 -2013] $1,310,583

National Science Foundation TUES Grant, (Smith, Heidemann, Urquhart, Murphy, Williams), Integrative Case Studies in Evolution Education [2011 -2013] $199,797

National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematial Sciences, (Bell, Zeleke), REU Site in Applied & Discrete Mathematics [2011 -2013] $275,406

National Security Agency, (Bell, Zeleke), Summer Undergraduate Research Institute in Experimental Mathematics [2011 -2013] $88,578

National Science Foundation, (PI: Aaron M. McCright. Co-PIs: Thomas M. Dietz. Larry Hembroff, Sandra Marquart-Pyatt, Maria Isabel Ayala, Jiaguo Qi, and Derek Moy), National Environmental and Climate Change Survey [2011 -2011] $49,870

Los Alamos National Laboratory, (O'Shea), IGPP: Tracing the History of Galaxy Formation [2011 -2015] $54,983

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (Murphy, Faisal), The Use of Sensitive Serological Assays for Determining the Distribution of Viral Hemmorahagic Septicemia Virus (VHSV) in the Great Lakes [2011 -2013] $245,134

Michigan State University Discretionary Funding Initiative, (PI: Thomas M. Dietz. Co-PI: Aaron M. McCright), National Environmental and Climate Change Survey Workshop [2011 -2012] $36,578

NSF-CCLI (Phase II), (Seeder, Luckie, Bellon, Simmons), BRAID 2.0: Bringing Relationships Alive through Interdisciplinary Discourse [2011 -2015] $249,959


2010

National Science Foundation, (Goodman, Pennock, Ofria, Lenski, Holekamp, Getty, Cheng, McKinley), BEACON: An NSF Science & Technology Center for the Study of Evolution in Action [2010 -2015] $25,000,000

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, (Murphy, Basu, Carvan, Goetz, Head), Scaling the Subtle Eeffects of MeHg to Perch Population Dynamics [2010 -2011] $498,435

Great Lakes Fisheries Commission, (Murphy, Goetz, Sitar, Bergstedt), Estimating The Sublethal Effects Of Lamprey Parasitism On Lipid Allocation, Reproduction And Population Dynamics Of Lake Trout [2010 -2020] $108,804

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (Faisal, Fitzgerald, Whelan, Murphy), Formulating a Vision for Fish Health Management in Fishery Conservation: Bridging Knowledge Gaps [2010 -2012] $480,934

National Science Foundation, (Sweeder, Luckie, Bellon, Simmons), BRAID 2.0: Bringing Relationships Alive through Interdisciplinary Discourse [2010 -2014] $249,959

National Science Foundation Research Grant, (Simmons, Chivukula), QCD, Electroweak Symmetry Breaking and Physics Beyond the Standard Model [2010 -2015] $1,000,000

National Security Agency, (Zeleke, Bell, Dougherty), Summer Undergraduate Research Institute in Experimental Mathematics (SURIEM) [2010 -2011] $87,199

Los Alamos National Laboratory, (O'Shea), Tracing the History of Galaxy Formation [2010 -2010] $162,600

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, (Murphy), Scaling the Subtle Effects of MeHg to Perch Populations Dynamics [2010 -2013] $15,000

Society for the Study of Evolution, (Smith), Science Supper: Bringing Together mid-Michigan High School Biology Teachers and Michigan State University Evolution Researchers and Educators [2010 -2010] $800


2009

Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Inc. Foundation, (Luckie), Chemical Chaperone Studies of CFTR Function in Airway Epithelia [2009 -2012] $5,500

NASA ATFP Program, (O'Shea), The Astrophysics of Galaxy Clusters: the Effect of Nonthermal Baryonic Processes on Cluster Observables [2009 -2011] $238,989

National Science Foundation S-STEM Grant, (Sweeder, Strong, Golding, Shipman), Science Scholarship Program at Lyman Briggs College [2009 -2013] $600,000

National Science Foundation, (O'Shea), Formation of the First Galaxies: Predictions for the Next Generation of Observatories Cosmology, Astrophysics, Galaxy Formation, Supercomputing [2009 -2011] $40,000

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (Murphy, Faisal), Development of Non-lethal Sampling Method for Disease Detection [2009 -2011] $112,000

National Science Foundation, (O'Shea, Pratt, Zhong), CDI-Type II Proposal-From Models and Data to Knowledge and Understanding [2009 -2013] $1,800,000


2008

National Science Foundation, (Kramer, Urquhart, McCright, Allen, Qi), The Connection of Remote Communities: Environmental Effects [2008 -2013] $1,057,121

American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, (LaDuca), Synthesis, Structural Determination, and Physicochemical Property Studies of Novel Coordination Polymers Incorporating Kinked and Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Bifunctional Organodiimin [2008 -2011] $69,200

U.S. Geological Survey, (Bartholic, Wolfson, Beecher, Seedang, Thompson, Kramer, Cheruvelil, Norris), USGS Natural Resources Integrated Information System [2008 -2008] $92,335


2007

National Science Foundation, (Libarkin, Kortemeyer), Collaborative Research: Community development of an expanded Geoscience Concept Inventory: A webcenter for question generation, validation and online testing [2007 -2011] $333,048

National Science Foundation, (Kevin Elliott, Co-PI), NIRT: Intuitive Toxicology and Public Engagement [2007 -2012] $1,399,258