News from the Social Science Research Institute


Congratulations to Dr. Christina Higa on her recent award!
Dept: SSRI / TASI
Title: Pacific International Training Desk
Sponsor: United States Department of Commerce
Award Period: 09/01/20 - 08/31/21
Amount: $250,000

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Congratulations to Dr. Ty Tengan on his recent award!
Dept: Anthropology / Ethnic Studies
Title: FY20-21 KS North Shore Ethnographic Field School
Sponsor: Kamehameha Schools
Award Period: 07/01/20 - 06/30/21
Amount: $106,750

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Congratulations to Dr. Davianna McGregor and Mr. Micah Mizukami on their recent award!
Department: Ethnic Studies
Title: Develop Oral Histories for National Park Service, Region 12
Sponsor: National Park Service
Award Period: 09/15/20 - 06/15/22
Amount: $91,116.59

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Congratulations to Dr. Carl Bonham on his recent award!
Dept: @UHEROnews
Title: Custom Regional Economic Forecasting and Consulting Services
Sponsor: The Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
Award Period: 07/01/20 - 06/30/23
Amount: $217,475

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Congratulations to Dr. Brett Oppegaard on his recent award!
Dept: Communications
Title: The Presidio in Sound: The Goldsworthy Walk (Proof of Concept)
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts
Award Period: 06/01/20 - 05/31/22
Amount: $10,000

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Congratulations to Dr. Noenoe Silva on her recent award!
Dept: Political Science
Title: A Political & Literary History of the Hawaiian-language Newspapers
Sponsor: National Academy of Sciences (Ford Foundation Senior Fellowship)
Award Period: 6/1/20 - 5/31/21
Amount: $79,354.59

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Congratulations to Dr. Brad Nakamura on his recent award!
Department: Psychology
Title: To Provide Assessments, Consultation & Intervention Services - FY21
Sponsor: Department of Education
Award Period: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Amount: $278,264

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Congratulations to Dr. Abby Frazier on her recent award!
Department: Geography
Title: Climate Change, Variability, & Drought in the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands
Sponsor: U.S. Geological Survey via SOEST
Award Period: 5/1/20 - 4/30/22
Amount: $173,266.99

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Congratulations to Dr. Nori Tarui on his recent award!
Department: Economics / UHERO
Title: Conditional Demand Analysis of Residential Energy Use Survey
Sponsor: The Hawaiian Electric Company, LLC
Award Period: July 26, 2029 - October 31, 2020
Amount: $50,000

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Congratulations to Dr. Jack Barile on his recent award!
Department: Psychology
Title: Unpacking Mechanisms of Disparities for HIV-related Hypertension in African American and Asian Pacific American
Sponsor: Florida State University
Award Period: 4/8/19 - 2/28/21
Amount: $202,948

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Congratulations to Dr. Norman Okamura on his recent award!
Department: SSRI - TASI / PHIDC
Title: Coronavirus Telehealth Resource Centers
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services / HRSA
Period: April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021
Amount: $828,571

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Today we are launching the Virtual Research Center on Covid-19. Explore resources including rapid research grants and fellowships, a Covid-19 essay forum, a digital time capsule for future researchers, and more.

Congratulations to the faculty recipients of the 2020 CSS Research Support Award on Implications of COVID-19 for Hawaii - Dr. Emily Daubert, Dr. Dan Milz, Dr. Lawrence Nitz, and Dr. Wei Zhang!

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Congratulations to Dr. Michael Hamnett on his recent award!
Department: SSRI - Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative
Title: He'eia Restoration Project Year 2
Sponsor: State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources
Amount: $65,890.00

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Working on an NIH grant? All eRA modules will be unavailable from 8am ET on Fri 4/17/20 to 8pm ET on Mon 4/20/20 as they are migrated to the cloud. Follow @NIHgrants for any updates.

Congratulations to Joy Agner, PhD candidate in the Department of Psychology's Community, Cultural, and Developmental Program, who was recently awarded the @UHManoaOVCS Student Award for Excellence in Research! Joy is a fifth-year student working with Dr. Jack Barile.

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Working on an NIH grant? All eRA modules will be unavailable from 8am ET on Fri 4/17/20 to 8pm ET on Mon 4/20/20 as they are migrated to the cloud. Follow @NIHgrants for any updates. https://bit.ly/39MLa85

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COVID-19 has spread to more and more countries, and it is now raging in key US cities. In Hawaii, tourism has been deliberately shut down to try to isolate the Islands from additional imported cases.

Temporary Office Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Please contact ssri@hawaii.edu for any questions.

We hope everyone is staying safe!

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College of Social Sciences Research Support Award has changed to cater to COVID-19 related proposals. The deadline is April 10, 2020.

Please click on link to see more details and to apply: https://hawaii.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1811133

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Congratulations to Dr. Karl Kim on his recent award!
Department: Urban and Regional Planning
Title: State of Hawai‘i 2020 Vehicle Occupancy Safety
Sponsor: State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation
Award Period: 10/01/19-09/30/20
Amount: $100,00.00

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Guidance for NIH-funded Clinical Trials and Human Subjects Studies Affected by COVID-19 http://dlvr.it/RS09vK

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