Sponsored Projects

Recent URC Awards

FY2023 Competition Funded Applications

Ian Shelly Art & Design Family Chemistry: Further Exploration of Ceramic Science $4,924
Mike Fansler  Music Collaboration Across the Pond: Investigating Australian Composer David Stanhope's Path to Success Abraod and Connecting his Muisc to the American Band Movement $3,153

FY2022 Competition Funded Applications

Andrea Alveshere Sociology & Anthropology  Utilization of new, portable DNA sequencing technology to examine the expression of Neurofibromin, RAS and associated human tumor proteins in the model organism, social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum $5,000
Brian D. Peer  Biology  The African Brood Parasite Project  $5,000

FY2021 Competition Funded Applications

Brian Bellot Chemistry  Synthesis of Group 6 Metal Complexes for Ligand-Metal $5,000
Hadley Kamminga-Peck  Theatre & Dance Margaret of Anjou $4,416

FY2020 Competition Funded Applications

Jenq-Kuen Huang 

Scott Holt


Biological Sciences

Microbial strain improvement of Nocardia cholesterolicum NRRL 5767 via CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing: strategy to express the Cas9 ensyme $5,000
Ranbir Kang EASIS Developing a Collaborative NSF Proposal: Past, Present and Future Rates of Sediment Dynamics in Small Dam Reservoirs  $3,735
Winthrop Phippen  Agriculture Evaluation of wild industrial hemp strains collected in Illinois  $5,000

Timothy Piper

Cynthia Piletic

Kinesiology  Effects of two different training methods on change of direction performance  $2,110
Mette Soendergaard Chemistry Development of Dual-Display Phage for Protein Isolation  $5,000
Liguo Song Chemistry  High-throughput and simultaneous analysis of cannabinoids in producs of Cannabis sativa L. using the newly NSF-funded Agilent 6545 QTOF LC-MS system at WIU $5,000
TK Vinod  Chemistry  Mechanistic Investigations of Oxidations of Doubly Allylic Alcohols Using Water Soluble o-Iodoxybenzoic Acid Derivatives  $5,000