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VIO Research Grants: Past Recipients

For more detailed information about individual projects listed below, please contact vio@vanderbilt.edu.

2012-2013
  • Spatial Design and Learning Environments, Rogers Hall, Peabody, with the University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Exploring the Needs for Language Intervention in South Africa, Ann Kaiser, Peabody, with the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Cave Deposits as Recorders of Past Seismic Activity, Shillong Plateau, India, Jessica Oster, A&S, with ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Perceptual Origins of Psychosis: New Paths to Intervention and Treatment, Sohee Park, A&S, with the University of Melbourne, Australia
  • The Vanderbilt-Warwick Exoplanets Collaborative, Keivan Stassun, A&S, with the University of Warwick, United Kingdom

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2011-2012
  • Some Algorithmic Properties of Eigenvalues and Zeros on the Sphere, Edward Saff, A&S, with the University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Tracing the Transition to Agriculture in the Puren Valley, Chile, and in the Chicama Valley, Peru, Through Soil Hydrology, Canal Technology, and Ethnic Identity, Tom Dilleyhay, A&S and Divinity, with the Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile, and Universidad Catolica del Peru, Peru
  • Targeting Tumor Cells with Nanosponge-Encapsulated Pro-Death Peptides, Eva Harth, A&S, with the University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Collaborative Research: Clarifying the Effects of Climate, Habitat Modification, and Community Composition on Australian Macropodid Marsupials, Larisa DeSantis, A&S, with the University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Vanderbilt-Griffith Collaboration in Advanced Semiconductor Devices, Kenneth Galloway, Engineering, with Griffith University, Australia
  • Evolution of Giant Magma Bodies, Guilherme Gualda, Engineering, with the University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Cross-Cultural Studies of the Development of Brain Responses for Language and Attention, Bruce McCandliss, Peabody, with Beijing Normal University, China, and Leiden University, the Netherlands
  • Exploring Research Collaborations in Cognitive and Neural Modeling, Thomas Palmeri, A&S, with the University
     
    of Melbourne, Australia
  • Vanderbilt-Exeter Program in Literature, Genomics, and Neural Modeling, Jay Clayton, A&S, with the University of Exeter, United Kingdom
  • The Index of Affect in Alterations of the Face, Jonathan Lamb, A&S, with the University of Melbourne and RMIT University, Australia, and the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Women and Food, Kelly Oliver, A&S, with the University of Alberta, Canada

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2010-2011
  • Vanderbilt-Melbourne Brain Imaging Consortium, John Gore, Engineering, with the University of Melbourne, Australia
  •  Smart Surfaces based on Active Metamaterials, Richard Haglund, A&S, with the University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Vanderbilt-Melbourne Collaboration on Optical Neural Interfaces

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2009-10
  • Politics, Poetics, and the Representation, Vesna Pavlovic, A&S, with the University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Studies of the Effects of Irradiation-Induced Disorder in Diamond Novel Carbon-Based Materials, and III-V Semiconductors, Norman Tolk, A&S, with the University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Design of 65 nm CMOS integrated circuits for evaluating soft errors, Bharat Bhuva, Engineering, with the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sol, Brazil
  • Improving Access and Effectiveness of Mental Health Services for Youth through the Internet, Leonard Bickman, Peabody, with the Universities of Melbourne and Queensland, Australia
  • Robotic Mastoidectomy, J. Michael Fitzpatrick, Engineering, with Leibniz University, Germany
  • Exploring Collaboration between Vanderbilt University Law School and Melbourne Law School in International and Intellectual Property Law, Daniel Gervais, Law, with the University of Melbourne
  • Education Policy in Brazil and the United States, Stephen Heyneman, Peabody, with the University of São Paulo
  • Climate Change Adaptation: Flood Impacts and Perceptions, George Horberger, Engineering, with the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • New Research in Slavery and Atlantic World History in Brazil and the United States, Jane Landers, A&S, with University of São Paulo, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Universidade Estadual de Campinas
  • Establishment of a Long-term, Sustainable Collaboration Between Vanderbilt and Leipzig Universities,Jens Meiler, A&S, with Leipzig University
  • Comparative Study of Organizational Supports for Reforming Middle School Mathematics, Thomas Smith, Peabody, with Beijing Normal University, China and the University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Discovery of Giant Planets Orbiting Bright Stars, Keivan Stassun, A&S, with the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Chemistry of Biology of Natural Products: Leads in Anticancer Drug Discovery, Gary Sulikowski, A&S, with the University of Melbourne, Australia

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2008-09
  • Constructive Approximation Workshops, Ed Saff, A&S, with City University, Hong Kong
  • Mini-Symposium in Chemistry, Terry Lybrand, A&S, with University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Urbache Weithe Disease, David Zald, A&S, with University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Collaborations on Noncommutative Geometry, Guoliang Yu, A&S, with Fudan University, China
  • Global Constitutional Justice Program, Mike Newton, Law, with Utrecht University, the Netherlands
  • Enhancing International Research in the Humanities, Jose Medina, A&S, with Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
  • Youth Development through Community School Intervention, Maury Nation, Peabody, with University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Residuated Structures: Algebra and Proof Theory, Costas Tsinakis, A&S, with University of Siena, Italy
  • Melatonin-Producing Plants to Study Plant Development/Photoperiodism and Act as "Bioreactors" for Medicinal Purposes, Carl Johnson, A&S, with Northwest University, China

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2007-08
  • Locality, Ritual, and Geopolitical Shift in the Machaca Region of Bolivia, John Janusek, A&S, with University of Essex, U.K.
  • Collaborative Composition in London and Glasgow, Michael Rose, Blair, with the London Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow
  • Magmatism, Climate, and Evolution of Sedimentary Basins, Guil Gualda, A&S, with University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Model-Based Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis of Nuclear Power Plants, Gautam Biswas, VUSE, with University of South Australia
  • Inequality and Provenance, James Foster, A&S, with University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Carbon Nanotube-Nanocrystal Materials for Electronic Device Applications, Jay Dickerson, A&S, with Imperial College, London
  • Studies in Ultra-Fast Spin Dynamics in Layered and Reduced Dimensional Semiconductor Structures, Norman Tolk, A&S, with Fudan University
  • Interface Mechanics for Advance Material Characterizations, Roy Xu, VUSE, with University Pierre and Marie Curie and the Laboratory of Modeling Mechanics, France
  • The Bergman Space and its Operators via Hillbert Modules, Dechao Zheng, A&S, with Fudan University
  • Software Tools for Protecting Medical Information Privacy, Bradley Malin, VUMC, with Sabanci University, Turkey
  • Cardiovascular Development, Tao Zhong, VUMC, with Fudan University
  • Predicting Academic Achievement: Screening Social and Academic Enablers, Steven Elliott, Peabody, with University of Melbourne and Griffith University, Australia
  • Examining the Localization and Binding Patners of Protein Phosphatases in the Social Amoeba D. discoideum, Christopher Janetopoulos, A&S, with the University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Social and Economic Development Programs to Improve Health and Well-Being Indicators in Rural, Resource-constrained Settings, Alfredo Vergara, VUMC, Bart Victor, Owen, and Ted Fischer, A&S, with the University of São Paulo, Brazil and Universidade Eduardo Modlane, Mozambique
  • Chemistry of New Anti-Malarial Drugs, David Wright, A&S, with University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Global Feminisms Collaborative and the African Gender Institute, a research and pedogigical collaboration, Brooke Ackerly, A&S, with the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dark Energy and Extrasolar Planets, Robert Scherrer, A&S, and the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Educational Leadership Learning Exchange for the Superintendency, James Guthrie, Peabody, with the national Academy of Education Adminsitration, China
  • A Collaborative Renal Program between Vanderbilt University and Fudan University, Ray Harris, VUMC, and Fudan University, China
  • Sustainability, Florence Faucher-King, A&S, with Sciences Po, France
  • Global Neurology, Heather Koons, VUMC, with University of Zambia
  • Exploring Potential for Conducting Non-human Primate Brain Research in China, Anna Roe, A&S, with Fudan University, China
  • Joint Colorectal Cancer Program, Robert Coffey, VUMC, with the University of Melbourne, Australia

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2006-07
  • School Principal Development and Leadership Evaluation, Ellen Goldring, Peabody, with Beijing Normal University, China
  • Impatient Surveillance for Viral Respiratory Infections in Children: Protocol in Amman, Jordan, Natasha Halasa, VUMC, with Jordan University
  • Exchange Program in Musculoskeletal Research, Greg Mundy, VUMC, with the University of Melbourne
  • Initiation of Vanderbilt-Melbourne Collaboration in Molecular Modeling, Peter Cummings, VUSE, with the University of Melbourne
  • Metallix Matrix Nanocomposite Materials, Jay Dickerson, A&S, with the University of Cape Town
  • Neural Bases of Visual Awareness, Randolph Blake, A&S, with Utrecht University, Netherlands
 

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