The first eight (8) months of FY 2018 (June 2017 – January 2018) have been very productive for Chapman faculty in obtaining sponsored projects from outside funding. To date, there has been $6.1 million from federal, local and state, foundations, and private businesses awarded to Chapman for various research and sponsored activities. The largest federal award to Chapman was granted during the time period by the National Institute on Aging for the research by Dr. Hillard Kaplan “Brain atrophy, cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s in low CVD-risk population.” Click here for a complete listing of FY 2018 awards to date.
In collaboration with Provost Glenn Pfeiffer and Faculty Fellow Rennolds Ostrom, I would like to announce the 3rd year of the Faculty Opportunity Fund program that provides competitive merit-based support for short-term non-renewable projects as described below. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development of new and innovative research, scholarship
The National Science Foundation limits the number of proposals that an institution may submit to the Major Research Instrumentation program to a total of three (3) proposals: two (2) instrument acquisition proposals and one (1) instrument development proposal. Depending on the number of interested faculty, Chapman may need to run this as an internal competition