Rattan Lal Receives International Agriculture Award

Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, received the 2018 World Agriculture Prize from the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA). GCHERA consists of 15 world-wide higher education organizations representing hundreds of universities working in the field of agricultural and life sciences. Dr. Lal received the award in recognition of his “exceptional and …

Research Awards by Sponsor: September 2018

Awards by Sponsor: September 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 90 $24,138,966 264 $61,385,844 National Science Foundation 31 $6,075,340 108 $27,904,721 Department of Education 7 $2,000,364 11 $3,257,894 Department of Defense 17 $4,146,680 58 $10,210,175 Department of Energy 16 $3,967,533 37 $7,250,260 Department …

Kumar awarded $3.1M grant for e-cigarette study

Purnima Kumar, professor of periodontology, has received a five-year, $3.1M grant from the National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study the role of e-cigarettes in the development of periodontitis, a polymicrobial infection that causes destruction of tooth-supporting structures and results in tooth loss. Little is known about the impact of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS or e-cigarettes or …

Nisonger Center awarded $4.4M to establish national rehabilitation research and training center

A new five-year, $4.4M grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research will allow Ohio State University’s Nisonger Center to establish a national rehabilitation research and training center on health and function for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The award will allow for the development of a body of research to improve the long-term health-related …

Gallego-Perez awarded $2.3M NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Daniel Gallego-Perez, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $2.3M National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. The grant is one of 89 awarded as part of the NIH High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program, which supports ideas with potential for great impact in biomedical research. Gallego-Perez will use the grant to build on earlier studies that demonstrated how …

Research Awards by Sponsor: August 2018

Awards by Sponsor: August 1-31, 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 123 $27,088,547 174 $37,246,879 National Science Foundation 46 $14,368,945 77 $21,829,381 Department of Education 4 $1,257,530 4 $1,257,530 Department of Defense 31 $4,494,459 41 $6,063,495 Department of Energy 12 $1,354,319 20 $3,202,727 Department …

Research Awards by Sponsor: July 2018

Awards by Sponsor: July 1-31, 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 51 $10,158,331 51 $10,158,331 National Science Foundation 31 $7,460,436 31 $7,460,436 Department of Education 0 $0 0 $0 Department of Defense 10 $1,569,036 10 $1,569,036 Department of Energy 8 $1,848,408 8 $1,848,408 Department …

BETHA 2019 Call for Proposals

Full-time assistant, associate and full professors (with a minimum 75% appointment for a nine or 12-month period) are invited to submit proposals to be considered for 2019 Battelle Endowment funding. The Battelle Memorial Institute-Ohio State partnership fosters programs that examine the relationship between science and technology and its impact on broader social and cultural issues. Emphasis is placed on educational and public …

2019 President’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program Call for Nominations

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs announces the second President’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program competition. This program, sponsored by the Office of the President, seeks to recognize outstanding young researchers at the university and aid in the recruitment of highly qualified postdoctoral fellows who will become leaders in their fields. The program provides funding to support further scholarly training of PhDs and …