Call to identify interest in the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program NSF 18-513

December 17, 2019 by | Faculty & Students

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


Call for Interest in National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America

December 17, 2019 by | Office of Research

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America Although two distinct grant programs, the university may submit only one (1) application for either the Grants for Arts Project or the Challenge America program each year. Due to these proposal limitations, Chapman will run a limited, internal competition to select which


Impacting Women’s Health

December 7, 2019 by | Office of Research

What began as a general interest in Woman’s heath resulted in a scholarship award winning research project on the Uptake of Opioid Guidelines in Reproductive Aged Women at Ambulatory Care Clinics. Salena Preciado, Chapman University’s 2019 Kay Graduate Scholar, instantly became passionate about her research while diving into literature reviews on the topic. During our


Kay Graduate Scholar Develops Bias Free Algorithm for Schools

November 13, 2019 by | Office of Research

Inspired by his child’s participation in a middle school school science competition, Lance Clifner after observing the negative influence of parental bias in team formation, recognized the significance of generating performance-based, objectively selected teams to maximize students’ potential. As a result, Lance developed a revolutionary algorithm that minimizes parental bias. The algorithm that he generated has not only been used to create Science Olympiad teams, but also has


2019 – 2020 Faculty Opportunity Fund

November 11, 2019 by | Office of Research

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


CHOC Children’s Research Week November 12-15

November 8, 2019 by | Office of Research

Choc Children’s 2019 Research Week will begin, Tuesday, November 12.  This year’s theme is the Pediatric Origins of Adult Disease. The week will kick-off with a Research Extravaganza, Ice Cream Social and various activities for patients. On Wednesday, Associate Vice Chancellor & Director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at University of California


Chapman Receives Over $400,000 Grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

October 29, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University is excited to announce the first support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for more than $417,000. The support for the California Special Education Residency Projects grant will help fund research and training to remove barriers facing students with disabilities. Chapman will be partnering with the University of Kansas and the University


Welcome, Megan Faulkner – Sponsored Project Analyst

October 9, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Please join the Office of Research in welcoming Megan Faulkner to Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences as our new Sponsored Project Analyst.  Megan received her BA in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and has over 14 years of experience in human subjects health and development research centering


Institutional Review Board (IRB) Guidelines Updated

September 16, 2019 by | Uncategorized

The IRB committee recently updated the Guidelines for Recruitment of Research Participants to include a section on “Recruitment Using Electronic Media” This new section is more inclusive (e-mails, websites, listservs, etc.), does a better job of defining terms (or at least providing examples), and have concrete recommendations. Please contact us at irb@chapman.edu or via phone at

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