2016-2017 Seed Grant Awards

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The Dark Side of the Amazonian Extractive Rubber Economy (1860-1920): Travel Accounts and Fictional Narratives

Leopoldo Bernucci, Laura Izarra
College of Letters and Science, Division of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

How Mass Media Affects and Is Affected by Social Media, Within and Between Countries

Amber Boydstun
College of Letters and Science, Division of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science

UC Davis - Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research Exchange in Honor of Sharon Beth Gray

Siobhan Brady
College of Biological Sciences, Department of Plant Biology

Partitioning the mortality risk associated with failure of passive immunity in Irish dairy calves: UC Davis - University College Dublin (UCD-Squared) Collaboration

Munashe Chigerwe
School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology

Uncovering the Role of Crystal Fields in Heavy Fermion Superconductors

Nicholas Curro
College of Letters and Science, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Department of Physics

Foods for Improved Vascular Health

Robert Hackman
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of Nutrition

UC Davis and Arab Region Research and Training Partnership: Minimizing Water, Energy and Food Losses in the Food Supply Chain

Bryan Jenkins
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Feminism & STEM

Suad Joseph
College of Letters and Science, Division of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology

UC Davis-University College London partnership in Climate Change Adaptation for Civil Infrastructure

Amit Kanvinde
College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Menstrual Hygiene, Latrines, and Anaerobic Digestion: Protecting Human Health and the Environment while Promoting Human Dignity

Maureen Kinyua, Harold Leverenz
College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Sharing Knowledge for Rural Development in Georgia: A Partnership Between the UC Davis D-Lab and Tbilisi State University

Kurt Kornbluth
College of Engineering, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Reducing Antibiotic Resistance in Agroecosystem through International Collaborations

Xunde Li, Edward Rob Atwill
School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Reproduction

EPI-4-HEALTH: Intenrational Collaboration and Training partnership in epidemiology and eHealth to better prevent and control neglected and emerging diseases in Latin America

Beatriz Martinez Lopez
School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology

Davis-York-Stockhold Sustainability Research and Scholarship Triangle 

Mark Mascal
College of Letters and Science, Department of Chemistry

Establishing a Cross-Cultural Partnership in Research & Education between UCD and Nelson Mandela University, South Africa

Isabel Montanez
College of Letters and Science, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Protecting Children from Hospital Acquired Infections after Congenital Heart Surgery in Peru

Joanne Natale, Nilas Young
School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Socio-ecological drivers of declining water quality in kales: Engagement with indigenous communities at Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, to improve water quality through restoration of macrophyte buffer zones

Eliska Rejmankova, Steven Sadro
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of Environmental Science and Policy

Innovation for Planetary Health: A Cross-cultural, Immersion-based Approach

Woutrina Smith, Martin Smith
School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology


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