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  April 28, 2003


The following grants were received through the Office for Sponsored Programs in March. The list represents only new proposals awarded, and excludes continuations. The list of grants is supplied to the Advance each month by the Office for Sponsored Programs.

Department Principal
Sponsor Award Award Period
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics Johnston, J. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture/University of Rhode Island $34,815 12/2002-11/2004
Do Amenity Values for Farm and Forest Increase with Decreasing Scarcity? Identifying Public Preference Surprises for Policy Assessment
Animal Science Faustman, C.L. Roche Chemical $17,640 03/2003-3/2004
Effect of Antioxidants on Ground Pork Sausage, and Fish Oil-Fortified Ground Beef
Cooperative Extension System Bender, N. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $45,000 10/2002-9/2003
Targeted States Crop Insurance Education and Information for Connecticut Agricultural Producers
Cooperative Extension System Bender, N. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $10,500 10/2002-9/2003
Targeted Commodity Insurance and Information for Connecticut Agricultural Producers
Pathobiology French, R. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $65,017 01/2003-12/2003
Assignment Agreement - Plum Island Animal Disease Center
Plant Science Berkowitz, G. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $5,000 12/2002-12/2004
Improving Salt Tolerance of Winter Wheat
Allied Health
Dietetics Duffy, V. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $220,000 12/2002-12/2005
Taste Genetics and Dietary Behaviors
Office of the Chancellor
Institute for Materials Science Kurz, E. Dept. of Energy/Specialized Technology Resources Inc. $65,000 03/2003-12/2003
Interfacial Characterization of Glass Surfaces and Encapsulant Bonding as Used in Photovoltaic Modules
Institute for Materials Science Weiss, R. Dept. of Energy/University of California $96,000 03/2003-12/2003
Polymer Blends as High Temperature Proton Exchange Members (PEM) Materials
Institute for Materials Science Xie, X. National Institutes of Health $706,368 01/2003-2/2006
Advanced Isotope Aided Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) for CB2 Structural Study
Civil Engineering Mackay, A. National Science Foundation $123,526 9/2002-8/2005
Pharmaceutical Sorption of Model Soil Components
Transportation Institute McCarthy, G. New England Transportation Center//Conn. Dept. of Transportation $124,259 1/2003-12/2003
Management of the New England Transportation Consortium
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Conn. Center for Economic Analysis Carstensen, F. RKG Associates $3,850 1/2003-5/2003
Dynamic Economic Impact Analysis, Killingly, Conn.
Center for Survey Research & Analysis Dautrich, K. David Jones $5,000 2/2003-6/2003
Tack on Question Data
Center for Survey Research & Analysis Dautrich, K. Knight Foundation $88,500 1/2003-12/2003
High School Journalism Research Project
Center for Survey Research & Analysis Hunter, P. United Way $30,000 4/2003-12/2003
United Way of Greater New Haven Needs Assessment Survey
English Benson, C. National Endowment for the Humanities $40,000 1/2003-12/2003
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars
History Benson, S. National Endowment for the Humanities $40,000 9/2003-5/2004
"Work Ethics: Women's Constructions of Life on the Job, 1925-1935"
Marine Sciences Visscher, P. National Science Foundation/University of Miami $304,349 10/2002-9/2007
Biocomplexity of Marine Stromatolites: Biogeochemical Cycling, Microbial Population Dynamics, and Mineral Formation in a Three Billion Year-Old Ecosystem
Psychology Frisman, L. Connecticut Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction Services $61,921 10/2002-9/2003
Women's Treatment and Support Diversion Program
Psychology Holzworth, R. Pfizer Inc. $6,400 3/2003-3/2004
Industrial Psychology Applications Center: Analysis of Web Survey Data
Social Work
Social Work Borrero, I.M. Connecticut Dept. of Social Services $80,000 10/2002-9/2003
School Violence Reduction and Leadership Development Program October 2002-September 2003
Social Work Hesselbrock, M. UConn Health Center $45,398 9/2002-8/2003
Consortium on the Genetics of Alcoholism
Social Work Humphreys, N. U.S. Agency for Int'l. Development/ Academy for Education Dev. $42,719 1/2003-12/2003
Social Case Workers and Managers Training
Social Work Lyon, E. Connecticut Dept. for Children and Families/Children's Trust $10,000 12/2002-6/2003
Children's Trust Fund's Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program
Office of Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Health Services Manton, M. Pfizer Inc./Schachtel Associates Inc. $73,120 1/2003-12/2003
Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Comparison of the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Bextra (Valdecoxib) 20mg Twice Daily, Bextra 40mg once Daily, and Placebo in the Symptomatic Treatment of Subjects with Pharyngitis

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