2016-17 Seed Grants for International Activities Recipients

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Congratulations to our 2016-17 Seed Grant Recipients

Partnering with UC Davis colleges and schools, Global Affairs provides Seed Grants for International Activities to faculty taking on innovative research, service, and engagement projects around the world.

Leopoldo Bernucci, Laura Izarra

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

College of Letters and Science, Division of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Amber Boydstun

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

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

Siobhan Brady

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

College of Biological Sciences, Department of Plant Biology

Munashe Chigerwe

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

School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology

Nicholas Curro

Uncovering the Role of Crystal Fields in Heavy Fermion Superconductors

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

Robert Hackman

Foods for Improved Vascular Health

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of Nutrition

Bryan Jenkins

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

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

Suad Joseph

Feminism & STEM

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

Amit Kanvinde

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

College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Maureen Kinyua, Harold Leverenz

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

College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kurt Kornbluth

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

College of Engineering, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Xunde Li, Edward Rob Atwill

Reducing Antibiotic Resistance in Agroecosystem through International Collaborations

School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Reproduction

Beatriz Martinez Lopez

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

School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology

Mark Mascal

Davis-York-Stockhold Sustainability Research and Scholarship Triangle 

College of Letters and Science, Department of Chemistry

Isabel Montanez

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

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

Joanne Natale, Nilas Young

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

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Eliska Rejmankova, Steven Sadro

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

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of Environmental Science and Policy

Woutrina Smith, Martin Smith

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

School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology


See Global Affairs Seed Grants Recipients from 2001-15.