Research Awards by Sponsor: June 2018

Awards by Sponsor: June 1-30, 2018, and Current Fiscal Year-to-Date SPONSOR NO. OF AWARDS AWARD AMOUNT NO. OF AWARDS YEAR-TO-DATE AWARD AMOUNT YEAR-TO-DATE National Institutes of Health 167 $36,329,583 1,054 $198,362,319 National Science Foundation 43 $8,391,984 260 $54,139,016 Department of Education 6 $3,637,453 39 $11,975,390 Department of Defense 38 $11,282,893 271 $43,963,566 Department of Energy 17 $7,347,885 119 $32,505,239 Department …

Inaugural cohort of President’s Postdoctoral Scholars selected

Ohio State has named 11 scholars as the inaugural cohort of President’s Postdoctoral Scholars. The recipients were selected from a diverse and highly competitive pool of 103 national and international applicants. Their research ranges from a mathematical examination of complex biological patterns, to the cumulative nature of depressive syndromes, to the history of fiction reading in the United States, to the …

New requirements for grants-related purchases go into effect July 1

Effective July 1, 2018, The Ohio State University Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) will be implementing new purchasing policies and procedures in order to comply with the procurement requirements (2 CFR 200.318 – 326) of the Office of Management and Budget’s “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards,” commonly known as “Uniform Guidance.” Uniform Guidance changes focus …

Global Water Institute leading consortium to bring sustainable water systems to Tanzania

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Coca Cola Foundation (TCCF), through their Water and Development Alliance (WADA) global partnership, have launched activities that will transform the lives of more than 70,000 rural Tanzanians who often rely on out-of-date and inefficient technology for their water systems. With a combined investment of more than $1 million from USAID …

College of Medicine creates new center to spark research, innovation

The Ohio State University College of Medicine has created a new center focused on advancing research and discovery in the delivery of health care services to improve care, enhance population health management and influence health policy. CATALYST, the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics and Systems Thinking in Health Services and Implementation Science Research, will provide the critical …

Deploying drones to monitor highway traffic

DriveOhio, the state’s new center for smart mobility, is investing $5.9 million for a three-year project to study the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to monitor traffic and roadway conditions from the air along the U.S. 33 Smart Mobility Corridor. Led by The Ohio State University College of Engineering, the research will include both air and ground vehicles …

Improving children’s kindergarten readiness

A new $3.4 million five-year grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to researchers at the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy (CCEC) will examine impacts of specific kindergarten-transition practices on children’s academic and social-behavioral development during preschool, their adjustment to kindergarten and their trajectories from preschool to the end of first grade. Over 1,000 children will be followed …

Physicists uncover new behavior of elusive Higgs boson particle

Six years ago, scientists confirmed the existence of a long-theorized particle called the Higgs boson  — providing an explanation for how other particles acquire mass. The discovery included thousands of scientists from more than 100 countries and the world’s single largest machine — the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Physicists at CERN have been …

Rikihisa wins prestigious international veterinary award

Yasuko Rikihisa, University Distinguished Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, won the coveted International Prize in Canine Health.  The international award is part of one of the largest and most distinguished veterinary awards in the world, the International Canine Health Awards. The awards recognize and reward innovative researchers, veterinary scientists and students who are significantly impacting the health and wealth-being of …

Research Integrity Summit at Ohio State takes place September 23

Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity: A View from All Perspectives The free, one-day national conference will bring together multiple stakeholders – researchers, institutions, publishers, funders, scientific societies, the press, and federal agencies – to discuss concerns in research integrity from different perspectives and to reflect on current efforts being taken to address these concerns. A broad collaboration between multiple partners …