Nicholas Gorman, assistant professor of nursing, will research “Vaccines, Language and Misinformation: Exploring the Landscape of Knowledge Exchange Social Websites;” Jennifer Trevitt-Carlson, associate professor of psychology, will explore “The Effects of Diet, Stress and Exercise on Anxiety;” and Hui Pan, assistant professor of economics, delves into “Government Debt and Bank Stability: New Evidence From the U.S. and the EU.”
They are three of the 38 faculty members who have received 2015-16 junior/senior intramural grants in support of projects as far ranging as food safety training and dual-language programs.
The annual program supports and enhances research, creative and scholarly activities resulting in publications, peer-reviewed conference presentations, performance/exhibits, pilot project implementation and professional development.
Awards range from $5,000 for operating expenses and student research assistants to release time during the academic year.
This year’s recipients, and the projects they will be undertaking, can be found on the Office of Research Development website.