The mission of the Sponsored Research Office at Lewis & Clark College is to provide faculty and staff in the College of Arts & Sciences with professional and quality support and service in the acquisition and administration of external funds for research, scholarly projects, and creative endeavors.
- Identify funding opportunities
- Assist with proposal and research development
- Develop budgets
- Review and edit all application materials
- Facilitate internal approvals and submission
- Disseminate grant and funding agency related information
- Support post-award grant management, including reporting
- Coordinate and assure compliance with applicable regulations
Jessica Kleiss, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, and her team of collaborators from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) applied for and received $250K in renewed competitive funding from the Department of Energy that will support their research for an additional year.
The Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) has awarded Professor of Chemistry Julio de Paula a $25,000 Cottrell Plus SEED grant.
Welcome back! It has been a busy summer. Faculty submitted 12 new grant proposals and received a number of new awards. You’ll find the complete list, along with reminders and updates, in the Fall 2018 CAS Sponsored Research Newsletter.
Cameron, who is also associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, received a scholarship from the Clare Boothe Luce Program to attend the HERS Institute at Bryn Mawr College. We sat down with her to discuss how this opportunity will help her Lewis & Clark STEM students.
Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz’s research explores how climate and latitude affect the coexistence of tree species in forests around the world. Her recent research on forest diversity in Ecuador is featured in the international science journal Nature.