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FY 2014 University Research Committee Grants Program, Fall Competition

Small Grants Program

Jason A. Aimone
Assistant Professor, Economics
Hankamer School of Business
Nudging' Risky Decision-Making: How Modifying Information Order, Arousal, and Cognitive Load Influences Processing of Decision-Making Under Risk
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Susan P. Bratton
Professor, Environmental Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Inputs of plastics into Texas rivers discharging pollutants into the Gulf of Mexico: Determining particle size and distribution via a preliminary study of the Brazos watershed
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Jacquelyn Duke
Senior Lecturer, Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Small World Initiative: Crowdsourcing the Discovery of Antibiotics
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Mary Elliott
Lecturer, Family & Consumer Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences
The Connection between Highly Effective Schools and Self-Regulated Learners
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Charles M. Garner
Professor and Graduate Program Director, Chemistry
College of Arts & Sciences
Camphor derivatives for new chiral metal ligands
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Perry Glanzer
Professor, Education Administration
School of Education
Student Constructions of Religious Fit and Incongruence Narratives at a Faith-Based Institution of Higher Education
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Curt Nichols
Assistant Professor, Political Science
College of Arts & Sciences
The Influence of Religion on the Tone of Gubernatorial Rhetoric: DICTION Analysis of the State of the State Addresses of American Governors, 1993-2013
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Jerry Z. Park
Associate Professor, Sociology
College of Arts & Sciences
Challenges to Faith at Work
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Jay Pulliam
W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geophysics, Geology
College of Arts & Sciences
Improving Seismic Hazard Characterization and Aftershock Studies with Computer-On-Module-Enhanced Seismic Recorders
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Stephen Sloan
Associate Professor, Institute for Oral History
Tattooed on My Soul: Texas Veterans Remember World War II
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Marley Watkins
Professor and Chair, Educational Psychology
School of Education
Norming the Motivation to Read Profile (MRP) in Texas
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Walter Wilcox
Professor, Physics
College of Arts & Sciences
Polynomial Noise Subtraction in Lattice QCD
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Daniel H. Williams
Professor, Religion
College of Arts & Sciences
Interpreting Scripture in Christian Antiquity
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Matthew Wood
Associate Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship
Hankamer School of Business
Inaction Inertia: The Psychological Cost of Failing to Act on Promising Entrepreneurial Opportunities
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Mid-Range Grants Program

George Cobb
Professor and Chair, Environmental Science
College of Art & Sciences
Alterations in Aqueous Organic Matter in the Presence of TIO2 Nanomaterials: Application of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
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Randall Jean
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Simulation, Fabrication and Testing of a Microwave/RF Steam Quality Sensor Prototype
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Beth Lanning
Associate Professor, Health, Human Performance Recreation
School of Education
Examination of the effects of equine assisted activities on PTSD symptoms, quality of life and participation in combat veterans using the international classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF) as a conceptual model
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Yang Li
Assistant Professor, Electrical Computer Engineering
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Directive Antenna Design on Human Body for Wireless Communications
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