The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Global Catalyst Faculty Research Grant Program is a joint effort of UT’s Center for Global Engagement and the Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development. The program provides funding for faculty-led partnerships with international universities, institutions of higher education, and research institutes.
The focus of these funds is specifically aimed at creating a strong foundation for or conducting globally-engaged collaborative research, scholarship, and creative activities. Generating at least one external research proposal submission is a key deliverable of the Global Catalyst Faculty Research Grant Program. Proposal submissions should support international activities and should be submitted no more than one-year after the seed award end date.
Congratulations to the 2021- 22 grant awardees listed below. Learn more about the Global Catalyst Grants Program here: https://globalgrants.utk.edu/
|Research Grant Proposal Title||Awardee||Department||Award Amount|
|Developing Faculty Educators at a New International College of Veterinary Medicine in Egypt||India Lane||Veterinary Medicine||$5,000|
|Supporting Student’s International Collaboration to Enhance Active US-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development (BARD) Partnership in Climate Change Research||Debasish Saha||Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science||$5,000|
|Public Interiority: Bucharest||Liz Teston||Interior Architecture||$5,000|
|Integrated Research and Education in Social Robotics||Xiaopeng Zhao||Mechanical Engineering||$5,000|
|From 18th-Century “Period Style” to Empowered World-Making||Misty G Anderson||English||$23,883|
|Belize study and research program||Andrew Cushing||Small Animal Clinic||$7,580|
|Social Networks of Southeast Asian Palm Oil Capitalists||Paul Kenneth Gellert||Sociology||$17,405|
|Postharvest Handling and Processing of Shea Nuts for Improved Shea Butter Quality||Denita Hadziabdic Guerry||Entomology and Plant Pathology||$25,000|
|Entrepreneurship in Cuba: Emergence and Impact||Jessica Jones||Management||$15,600|
|The South Korean-U.S. Alliance, Threats, Security, and Cooperation||Krista Wiegand||Political Science||$21,650|
|Occupational hazards leading to gut dysbiosis and increased risk of colorectal cancer among firefighters||Ji Youn Yoo||Nursing||$25,000|
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