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College of Psychology faculty, students recognized at grant awards

Multiple projects received funding

Multiple faculty and students from the College of Psychology were recognized on May 7th at a joint awards ceremony for the 17th Annual Quality of Life Faculty Community-Based Applied Research Grant and the 20th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant.

Grants Grants

In the first category, the NSU Quality of Life Council recognizes projects that relate to the quality of life in Broward County in these areas: foster care, elderly services, criminal justice, autism, and adults, children, and families. The president’s grants are an internal granting initiative that provides seed funding for faculty research activities.

Grants Grants

Quality of Life winners included:

President’s grant winners included:

  • “Can Cells Talk Using Light? Quantifying Bacterial Photon Communication” with Travis Craddock, Ph.D. Conducted in partnership with the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography.
  • “Does serotonin augment the facilitatory effect of winning on aggression in women?” with Allie Holschbach, Ph.D.
  • “Formidable: Separating the effects of power from size, strength, and sex” with Valerie Starratt, Ph.D.
  • “Interdisciplinary Timeline Assessment of Brain Injury in NFL Players and Fighters” with Jaime Tartar, Ph.D. Conducted in partnership with the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences.
  • “Burnout Prevention Wellness Programs in Clinical Training preservice experiences” with Eric Thompson, Ph.D., Isabel Thompson, Ph.D., Sarah Valley-Gray, Ph.D., and Jessica Haas, Ph.D.
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