Funded Research

Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Appalachian Music Project

This project will provide quality, low-cost or free music instruction in SWVA, while creating real-world, research teaching opportunities for UVA Wise music majors and minors.
Music
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Seeing and Mapping Black Charlottesville, 1902-1930

This project explores and maps the family, social, and economic relationships between a cohort of 600 African Americans and their Black and White fellow citizens, at the height of the Jim Crow era.
History; Human Geography; History of Art, Architecture and Archaeology
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Project on Democracy and Capitalism

This project will explore the institutional intersection between democracy and capitalism. Our aim is to produce new curricula, faculty workshops, and policy research and proposals.
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Immunomodulatory and Pro-Angiogenic Porous Scaffold for Large Diameter Wounds

The focus of this project is to interrogate the mechanism and impact of our existing material treatment in large wounds (~100x volume of small animal study) in a clinic relevant large animal model.
Biomaterials; Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Engineering
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the new Jeeves? Demographic factors that systematically influence preference for algorithms versus human mentors

When and why do minorities prefer advice from AI versus human mentors in workplace settings?
Social and Behavioral Sciences; Public Policy; Social Psychology and Interaction; Work, Economy and Organizations
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Cavalier Caster Network

Developing an NTRIP Caster System for UVA's field research stations and surrounding regions to lower cost and raise consistency in field research data and instrumentation.
Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology; Engineering; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Geography
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Food environment as driver for ketogenic diet and possible consequences for kidney health

We propose a mixed method study to explore the effect of the food environment on choosing to consume a ketogenic diet and the clinical consequences of eating a ketogenic diet on kidney injury markers
Public Health; Human and Clinical Nutrition; Community Psychology
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Co-Designing Indigenous Spaces: Xhosa Arts, Architecture and Wellbeing at the Black Power Station

Co-design with indigenous Xhosa arts activists-academics to create a sustainable public venue promoting inter-generational arts curricula, health equity, and inclusive community thriving.
Public Health; Systems Engineering; Modern Art and Architecture; Ethnomusicology
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Seeing the City: Measuring Engagement with the Public and Private Realms during Travel

Urban environments are comprised of arrays of stimuli that people sense, process, and react to. Using mobile eye tracking, this study investigates how people engage with visual stimuli during travel.
Business in Society; Civil Engineering; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Urban Studies and Planning
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Susceptibility to COVID-19 misinformation

The current project will combine psychology and data science to investigate if and how psychological traits and political identity can be used to predict susceptibility to COVID-19 misinformation.
Psychology; Models and Methods (Political Science); data science
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

New Paradigms in Bose-Einstein Condensed (BEC) Quantum Systems

Bose Einstein Condensates (BEC) carry all particles in the same quantum state, an effect known for nearly a century. In this project we propose to create and study novel micro and nano hybrid BECs.
Chemistry; Condensed Matter Physics; Optics
Trio Funded
Funded // 2021-2022 Funding Round

Exercise, chemotherapy and cardiovascular risk in ovarian cancer

The proposed project will examine the effects of a novel exercise training paradigm during ovarian cancer chemotherapy to reduce or mitigate the adverse cardiovascular effects of chemotherapy.
Cardiovascular Medicine; Oncology (Cancer)
Trio Funded