We are pleased to announce that several NULab core faculty members and co-directors have been awarded TIER 1 grants for FY2019. TIER 1 awards are provided by the Colleges and Senior Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education. This competitive program makes grants of up to $50,000 to support and encourage individual faculty members to form multidisciplinary teams to secure proof of concept, with a goal of successfully competing for future sponsored research opportunities. Funds are also available as seed grants for multidisciplinary teams to develop new and innovative research directions.

    • Building a Digital Archive of Cherokee: A Lexical Database Julia Flanders (Libraries/English), Ellen Cushman (English), David Smith (Computer Science
    • Graphic-content Sharing in Our Digital Society: Discovering New Sociological Behavior via Computational Data Analytics Devesh Tiwari (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Laura Nelson (Sociology and Anthropology)
    • Mentored Award: Measuring Social Movement Success: Linguistic and Discursive Indicators of Social Change Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (English), Laura Nelson (Sociology and Anthropology), Moya Bailey (CSGS/WGSS), Meg Heckman (Journalism), Sarah Jackson (Communications)

Please join us in congratulating our faculty for new directions in their research!