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The Goals of the Project:
- To promote new research projects to tackle medical, personal, social, economic, community or any other issues stemming from COVID-19 challenges and societal impacts and responses. All HES disciplines are welcome and collaboration is encouraged.
- To encourage faculty to take advantage of new federal funding opportunities related to COVID-19 (One example is NSF RAPID with newly approved funding from the CARES Act).
Eligibility, Procedures, and Criteria:
- Eligible projects include activities leading to academic publications, public scholarship, evidence-based technical assistance to the public and private sectors, new design prototype development for medical equipment or facilities, and/or external funding proposals by HES faculty.
- All tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty are eligible.
- The primary output of a proposed project will typically be a manuscript, report or other forms of publication, design prototype for medical equipment or facilities, and/or a proposal submitted to an external source.
- Recipients of these awards will be expected to turn in a short final report on their use of funds and consequent activities by April 1, 2021.
- Proposals will be reviewed by the HES Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, and as needed, by the Dean, the Associate Dean for Extension, and/or outside reviewers appropriate to each proposal. Awards will be announced by end of April, 2020.
- All projects should have an end date of no later than March 2021.
- Proposal title, name(s) and department(s) of principal investigator(s), start/end dates.
- Objectives: Develop objectives that provide a basis for project outcomes.
- Justification: Briefly describe how the proposed activity will enhance our knowledge about COVID-19 or about how to tackle medical, personal, social, economic, community or any other issues stemming from COVID-19.
- Catalyst potential: Discuss how the successful application for funds will further your research or creative activity goals/agenda in terms of scholarship, collaboration with other faculty (at MU or elsewhere), future research grants and any larger research/creative endeavors (including any planned scholarship, creative work, or other end products).
- Anticipated outcomes/products.
- Budget: Include a budget of up to $2,500. These funds shall NOT be used as salary for faculty or students.
- Proposal length should not exceed two pages, ideally one page with bullet points!
- Submit proposal in electronic format to Trish Savage (email@example.com) by Monday April 13, 2020, 12 pm.
- For questions about this program, please contact Jill Kanaley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Suyeon Bae||Architectural Studies||Spatial obstacles for hospital professionals to overcome COVID-19||$2,500|
|Sarah Killoren, Nicole Campione-Barr and Amanda Rose||Human Development and Family Science, Psychological Sciences||Stress Related to COVID-19 and Adolescent Siblings’ Dyadic Coping||$2,500|
|Antoinette Landor, Virginia Ramseyer Winter||Human Development and Family Science, School of Social Work||Dating during a Global Pandemic:Investigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Romantic Relationships, Sex, and Health||$2,500|
|Kale Monk, Christine Proulx, Jeremy Kanter, MU HES alumnus||Human Development and Family Science, Family and Consumer Sciences, Illinois State University||The Influence of National Crises on Romantic Relationships and Mental Health||$2,500|
|Virginia Ramseyer Winter, Antoinette M. Landor||School of Social Work, Human Development and Family Science||Body Image and Unhealthy Eating Behaviors: Examining Dieting and Binge Eating during COVID-19||$2,500|
|Russel Ravert||Human Development and Family Science||College Student Intentions to Accept COVID 19 Testing||$2,500|
|Rachel Thibodeau, Francisco Palermo, Rachel White||Human Development and Family Science Hamilton College, Department of Psychology||Identifying Protective Factors for Children’s Development During a Period of School Disruption: A Longitudinal Investigation||$2,500|
|Sarah Tlapek||School of Social Work||Strengthening protection for intimate partner violence survivors during COVID-19 through online social support groups||$2,500|
|Song-yi Youn||Textile and Apparel Management||Feeling (dis)connected under the crisis of COVID-19: Effect of consumer experience during the pandemic on revenge shopping behavior after the pandemic||$2,500|