Clark faculty’s research is supported by numerous funding agencies and organizations, both public and private. The University’s Office of Sponsored Programs and Research is responsible for the the review, submission and acceptance of non-gift grants and contracts. University Advancement is responsible for gifts from private sponsors.
Charles Agosta (Physics). Charge modulation in unconventional superconductors. National Science Foundation.
Michael Boyer (Physics). The nanoscale effects of intrinsic and externally-applied strain on charge density wave states. National Science Foundation
Stefano Crema and Ronald Eastman (Clark Labs). Global Landcover Change Forecast – 2050. ESRI.
Lyndon Estes (Geography). Feedbacks between Urban Food Security and Rural Agricultural Systems, NSF
Karen Frey (Geography). Collaborative Research: The Distributed Biological Observatory (DBO): A Change Detection Array in the Pacific Arctic Region, 2019-2024. NSF Office of Polar Programs.
Sergio Granados-Focil and Luis Smith (Chemistry). An integrated study of ion dynamics and population distributions to understand the molecular underpinnings of charge transport through self-assembled solid polymer electrolytes, NSF.
Robert Johnston (GPMI). Advancing Southern New England Shellfish Aquaculture through an Engaged Public and Next Generation Tools. NOAA National Sea Grant
Robert Johnston (GPMI). Eliciting and Modeling Residential Lawn and Landscape Practices: Systematic Information to Assess Knowledge, Explicate Behavior and Inform Management across the Long Island Sound Watershed, US EPA.
Robert Johnston (GPMI). The economics of marine plastic pollution: What are the benefits of international cooperation? ESRC (UK)
Alexander Petroff (Physics). Experimental investigation of oxygen dynamics in natural sediment. The American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund.
Teresa Quinn (GSOM). U-reka! Big Idea Challenge Seed Funding and Prizes, Santander Bank.
John Rogan and Deborah Martin (GEOG). Tree Planting for Cooler Summers and Cleaner Air in Partnership with a Community Hospital, Outpatient Center and Land Trusts to Improve Health conditions for High Risk Populations in Two Small Low Income Cities, Opacum Land Trust (for USDA).
Donald Spratt (Biochemistry). ClarkU Biochemistry Outreach in Worcester, MA, The Protein Society.
Donald Spratt (Chemistry). Structure & Mechanics of HECT E3 Ubiquitin Ligase HERC2, AbbVie
Andrew Stewart (Psychology). A Threatening Marriage: Intergroup Bias against Zainichi Koreans among the Japanese, Psi Chi.
Christopher Williams (GEOG), Avoided deforestation opportunity for natural climate solutions across the northeastern US, US Climate Alliance/TNC
Christopher Williams (GPMI), Forest Carbon vulnerability and storage assessments meeting stakeholder needs with a prototype US forest carbon monitoring system.
Katerine Bielaczyc (Education/Hiatt Center). CSCL 2019: A Wide Lens
Sarah Buie (IDCE). Council on the Uncertain Human Future, Henry J. Kaiser Foundation
Tovah Day (Biology). The Role of PARP3 in Telomere Regulation, National Institutes of Health.
Alena Esposito (Psychology). Understanding the mechanisms supporting knowledge integration in traditional and dual-language classrooms, Institute of Educational Sciences
Lyndon Estes (Geography/George Perkins Marsh Institute). Hazards SEES: Understanding cross-scale interactions of trade and food policy to improve resilience to drought risk in Zambia, National Science Foundation.
Lyndon Estes (Geography/George Perkins Marsh Institute), WSC Category 2 Collaborative: Impacts of Agricultural Decision Making and Adaptive Management on Food Security in Africa,” National Science Foundation, with University of California at Santa Barbara.
Abbie Goldberg (Psychology). The Transition to Puberty Among Adopted Children in Lesbian, Gay, and Heterosexual Parent Families, The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.
Abbie Goldberg (Psychology). Navigating the transition to puberty: Lesbian, gay, and heterosexual adoptive parents’ experiences, Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (FSSS).
David Hibbett (Biology). Gene regulatory networks enabling fungi to selectively extract sugars from lignocellulose, US Dept of Energy.
Esther Jones (Dean of Faculty). Culture of faculty thriving initiative, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Tom Del Prete (Adam Institute/Education). Adam Achievers Program, Greater Worcester Community Foundation.
Mary Jane Rein (Strassler Center). Colin Flug Wing Landscaping, Nathaniel Wheeler Trust.
Laurie Ross (IDCE/GPMI). Worcester Local Area Research Partner (2019), Shannon CSI, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Andrew Stewart (Psychology). The Alliance Rape Prevention Education Supplemental Evaluation Project, U.S. Centers for Disease Control, via the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence.
Donald Spratt (Chemistry). Structural and Biochemical Characterization of the HECT E3 Ubiquitin Ligase HACE 1, AbbVie.
Rosalie Torres Stone (Sociology). Community and Health: Nonprofit Grant Making, Highland Street Foundation.
Jeffrey Arnett (Psychology) and Achu Johnson Alexander. How Do Parents Matter During Precarious Times? Parental Involvement, Work-goal Engagement, and Psychological Outcomes of College Seniors in India and the United States, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.
Michelle Bata (LEEP Center). LEEP Projects, Hoche-Scofield Foundation.
Anthony Bebbington (Geography) and Catherine Jampel. Disability, Inclusion and Sociospatial Transformation in U.S. Workplaces, NSF.
Denise Bebbington (IDCE/George Perkins Marsh Institute) and Anthony Bebbington (Geography). Assessment and Scoping of Infrastructure and Extractive Industries in Relation to Deforestation, Climate and Land Use Alliance.
Ramon Borges-Mendez (IDCE). Working Cities Challenge-Worcester, Worcester Community Action Council, Inc.
Sarah Buie (Higgins School of Humanities). Council on the Uncertain Human Future, The Henry J. Kaiser Foundation.
Sarah Buie (V&PA/IDCE). Council on the Uncertain Human Future, Reynolds Foundation.
Stefano Crema (Clark Labs). Land Cover Protection, The Nature Conservancy.
Lyndon Estes (Geography/George Perkins Marsh Institute). Integrating crowdsourcing, in situ sensing, and space borne observation to understand the sustainability of smallholder agriculture in African wet savannas, NASA.
John Gibbons (Biology). The Aspergillus fumigatus Genetic Variant and Isolate Repository (FumigatusGVIR): A Community Resource to Facilitate Association Mapping of Pathogenicity-associated Traits, NIH.
Sergio Granados-Focil (Chemistry). Development of New Materials for Ion-selective Electrodes, Abbvie Bioresearch Center, Inc.
Wayne Gray (Economics). Assessing Public Policy Intervention Impacts on Construction Fatality Rates, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
David Hibbett (Biology). OPUS: Mushrooms in the Tree of Life, NSF.
Thomas Kuehne and Mary Jane Rein (Strassler Center). Doctoral Student Support, Conference on Material Claims Against Germany.
Noel Lazo (Chemistry). Determinants of the Proteolytic Degradation of Soluble Amyloid-beta, NIH National Institute on Aging.
Matt Malsky (Dean of the College). Problems of Practice Courses in the Social Sciences, Davis Educational Foundation.
Matt Malsky (Dean of the College) and Trang Nguyen. Love of Knowledge Vietnam Expansion Project, Davis Projects for Peace.
Deborah Martin (Geography) and Son Ca Lam. Shifting Grounds: Changes in the Meaning of Home for Vietnamese Refugee Women Across Generations, The Society of Women Geographers Evelyn L. Pruitt National Fellowship for Dissertation Research.
Deborah Martin (Geography) and Brittany Wheeler. Climate-induced Migration to the United States, Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation.
James McCarthy (Geography) and Dylan Harris. Telling the Story of Climate Change: Cultural Politics and Climate Consciousness, Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation.
Neva Meyer (Biology). Evolution of Neural Induction and Dorsal-ventral Axis Specification: BMP Network Involvement in Annelids, NSF.
Sarah Michaels (Education). Learning While Teaching, Carnegie Foundation.
Sarah Michaels (Education). Vermont Science Initiative – Partnership to Build NGSS Capacity in Vermont, Vermont Department of Education.
Gil Pontius (Geography) and Sam Khallaghi. Mapping Marsh Dynamics in Coastal Ecosystems, Edna Bailey Sussman Fund.
Margaret Post (Mosakowski). JPB /CCC Evaluation Projects, Innovation Network.
John Rogan (Geography) and Marc Healy. Young Urban Forest Temperature Effects on Gateway Cities in Massachusetts, Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation.
John Rogan (Geography) and Nicholas Geron. Urban Tree Planting Program for a Changing Climate, Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation.
John Rogan (Geography) and Connor Stephens. Does Land Ownership Influence Post-Wildfire Forest Recovery?, Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation.
Donald Spratt (Chemistry and Biochemistry). Structure and Mechanism of HECT E3 Ubiquitin Ligases, NIH.
Andrew Stewart (Psychology). Rape Prevention and Education Program Evaluation, CDC.
Christopher Williams (Geography) and Savannah Cooley. Assessing the Impact of Drought and Evaluating Potential Contributions of ECOSTRESS Evapotranspiration Data to Improve Agricultural Water Management in Guan a caste, Costa Rica, Edna Bailey Suss man Foundation.
Christopher Williams (Geography) and Tong Jiao. Vegetation Decline and Recovery from the Millennium Drought in Australia: Novel Quantitative Analysis with Multi-sensor and Higher Resolution Data, NASA.
Christopher Williams (Geography) and Yu Zhou. Fusing Above Ground Biomass Measurements with a Biogeochemical Model to Improve Pixel-level Forest Carbon Flux Estimates, Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation.
Christopher Williams (Geography) and Surendra Shrestha. Modeling Land-atmosphere Feedbacks from Drought and Wildfire Disturbances using Community Earth System Model (CESM), Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation.
Junfu Zhang (GPMI). Land Conversion and Misallocation Across Cities in China, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.